Travel Channel Hit With TCPA Suit Over Junk Faxes

By Maya Rajamani (July 24, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT) -- A chiropractic office hit the Travel Channel and its parent company with a putative class action in Wisconsin federal court Friday, claiming the cable channel sent out junk faxes in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Wisconsin-based Madison Chiropractic-East filed the suit against the channel and Scripps Networks LLC on behalf of plaintiffs claiming the channel sent unsolicited faxes touting a "Travel Channel Special" $298-per-person, all-inclusive trip to Cabo or Cancun despite the TCPA's Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005.

"Unsolicited faxes damage their recipients. A junk fax recipient loses the use of its fax machine, paper and ink toner,"...

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