Las Vegas Strip Club Can't Evade Junk Text Class Action

Law360, Chicago (July 15, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A federal magistrate judge on Monday refused to throw out a proposed class action accusing a Las Vegas strip club of peppering consumers with spam text messages, rejecting the club’s challenge to the California federal court’s jurisdiction.

Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club, which bills itself as the largest strip joint in the world, opened itself up to being sued in the state by sending the texts to cell phone numbers with California area codes, U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard R. Lloyd wrote in a court order.

Plaintiff John Luna...
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