Ind. Man Sues Over Pic As Minor Used In PeopleConnect Ads

By Diamond Naga Siu (September 8, 2021, 8:18 PM EDT) -- An Indiana resident is suing popular online background search company Intelius in a Washington federal court for making him "seriously distressed" by using images of him as a minor to advertise paid subscriptions for its Classmates.com service.

Jason Fry wants to represent a putative group of Indiana residents in a proposed class action against PeopleConnect, headquartered in Washington state, for allegedly violating multiple Indiana state laws related to privacy.

Fry said in his Tuesday complaint that he has never used Classmates.com, yet he discovered that the website was using decades-old images of him as a minor to advertise for $3 per...

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