LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A California consumer is suing a fantasy sports game play provider, alleging it sent spam advertisements and promotional offers to his cellphone.

Kevin Amini, individually and for all others similarly situated, filed a class action lawsuit May 19 in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against FanTech Software Inc. doing business as FanPicks, alleging negligent and willful violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. 

The suit alleges FanTech used an automatic telephone dialing system to send unsolicited spam advertisements and promotional offers via text message without the recipients' consent, causing the recipients to incur charges.

Amini and others in the class seek a jury trial, statutory damages of $500 per violating call, treble damages of $1,500 per violating call and injunctive relief. They are represented by attorneys Todd M. Friedman and Adrian R. Bacon of the Law Offices of Todd M. Friedman PC in Beverly Hills, California.

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:16-CV-00915-CJC-JCG

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