Hot Topic Strikes $2.9M TCPA Deal Over Promotional Texts

Law360 (May 20, 2019, 3:31 PM EDT) -- A proposed class of Hot Topic customers has asked a California federal judge to sign off on a nearly $3 million deal ending claims that the clothing retailer violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by sending promotional text messages.

In the motion for preliminary approval of the deal, which was filed Friday and is unopposed by Hot Topic, the retailer will pay $2.9 million to a proposed class of people who received one or more text messages from Hot Topic between August 2012 and the date the settlement is preliminarily approved.

The amount each class member receives will depend on how...

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