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Forever 21 alleged to have sent unwanted marketing text messages

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Dec 14, 2016

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Queens County resident alleges a New York company sent her unwanted text messages.

Li Huang filed a complaint on behalf of herself and others similarly situated on Dec. 5 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Forever 21 Inc. alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Nov. 28 and again on Dec. 2, she received unsolicited marketing text messages to her cellular telephone through WeChat from the defendant promoting its products. As a result, she alleges she suffered invasion of her privacy.

The plaintiff holds Forever 21 Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly violated the TCPA when it used an automated telephone dialing system to send unsolicited and unauthorized marketing text messages to their unwilling recipients.

The plaintiff request a trial by jury and seek judgment against defendant, certify case as a class action, appoint named plaintiff and attorneys as class representative and counsel, declare violations, statutory or treble damages, prejudgment interest, attorneys’ fees, expenses, costs of suit and further relief as the court deems just. She is represented by C.K. Lee and Anne Seelig of Lee Litigation Group PLLC in New York.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York Case number 1:16-cv-06712

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