TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike
DeWine has filed a lawsuit against Red Fitness in Toledo to seek restitution
for consumers after allegations the gym closed without providing refunds to
According to the lawsuit, Red Fitness committed multiple
violations of Ohio consumer protection laws. It purportedly failed to provide
refunds for unused gym memberships and continued to charge consumers even after
the gym had closed.
“Consumers deserve to receive the services they pay for,” DeWine
said. “When they don’t, we encourage them to contact the Ohio Attorney
There are currently 18 unresolved consumer complaints
against Red Fitness. In addition to consumer relief, DeWine seeks civil penalties and an injunction
to stop any violations of the state’s consumer protection laws.