Toys R Us Sued Over Cellphone Spam

Law360, New York (March 14, 2013, 1:51 PM EDT) -- Toys R Us Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in California federal court Monday alleging the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending spam text messages to consumers' cellphones.

Tamar Estanboulian says he received an unsolicited spam text message in February that said, “Toys R Us: Big brands, BIGGER savings! Save $20 on LEGO, Plus deals on Skylanders, Barbie, NERF & more,” and included a link to the retailer's website.

“Through this unsolicited spam text message, Toys R Us solicited plaintiff's business...
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