Junk Fax Class Certified In North American Bancard Suit

By Diana Novak Jones (August 8, 2018, 7:16 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge certified a class of fax recipients who say they got unsolicited transmissions from credit card services company North American Bancard on Tuesday, calling the company's claims it has evidence of consent "little more than red herrings."

In adopting the report and recommendation on class certification from a federal magistrate judge working on the case, U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzman agreed that evidence that North American's marketing partner sent more than 57,000 faxes on North American's behalf between April and August 2016 was enough to support claims the company engaged in unsolicited fax-blasting.

North American objected to the...

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