Gift Store Chain Slapped With Text Spam Class Action

Law360, Chicago (August 30, 2013, 2:25 PM EDT) -- Things Remembered Inc. was hit with a putative class action in California federal court Thursday by a consumer who claims the personalized gift store chain sent tens of thousands of illegal text messages in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Wendy Boylan alleges the Ohio-based company invaded her privacy when it peppered her cellphone with numerous text messages without her permission beginning last month and that consumers across the country were similarly badgered by the company.

“Over the course of an extended period beginning no...
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