Wal-Mart Denies Sending Junk Texts In TCPA Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday denied that it has violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act by text-spamming consumers, saying it never sent text messages to the lead plaintiff in a proposed California class action against it.

In responding to Elizabeth Ibey’s March complaint, the retail giant mounted nearly 30 affirmative defenses disputing her allegations that the company unlawfully continued to send text messages to her cellphone following an online purchase, even after she requested that the messages stop.

“Wal-Mart did not send the text messages...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ibey v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Gonzalo P. Curiel

Date Filed

March 4, 2013

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