Nascar Sued Over Unsolicited Text Messages

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 10:13 PM EDT) -- Nascar Holdings Inc. has broken federal telemarketing law by sending out unsolicited text messages to cellphones to promote a Sprint Cup Series race, a California woman said in a putative class action filed Wednesday.

Badie Jaber accuses the motorsport sanctioning body of deliberately ignoring the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending out text messages to her and other consumers to promote a race at Daytona, Fla.

“Plaintiff has never provided [her] cellular telephone number to defendant or provided any type of prior express consent to receive...
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