Stripe sued over alleged violation of TCPA

By The Northern California Record | Feb 5, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – A man has filed a class-action lawsuit a mobile service company, citing alleged invasion of privacy.

David Weisberg filed a complaint Feb. 3 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Stripe Inc., alleging that the mobile service company knowingly violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by contacting plaintiff on his cellular telephone.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, on Oct. 29, he received a text message from the defendant on his cellphone. Prior to receiving the text message, the plaintiff had never conducted any business with the defendant, the suit states. The plaintiff holds Stripe Inc. responsible because it allegedly contacted plaintiff via text message via an automatic telephone dialing system without prior consent from the plaintiff.

Weisberg seeks the following: compensation in the amount of $500 for each negligent violation of the TCPA and $1,500 for each knowing or willful violation of the TCPA, injunctive relief prohibiting such conduct in the future and any other relief the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Joseph Miskabi of Law Offices of Joseph Miskabi, APC in Beverly Hills.

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 3:16-cv-00584

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