Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 6/20/13
The Bucs are not experiencing any off-the-field issues with their players which is a good sign. But it appears they will still have to be involved some kind of legal issues with their sales department. Yes you read that right. In a report from Tampa Tribune’s Joe Henderson, the Bucs may have been a tad-bit too aggressive with their sales tactics on trying to sell people on purchasing tickets in 2009. A class-action complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Tampa over what the plaintiffs say are violations of the Junk Fax Prevention Act of 2005. It maintains the Bucs used a company called FaxQom.com to reach 180,000 businesses in its target area, among them, Cin-Q Automobiles. The lawsuit seeks $500 a violation for, gulp, all those theoretically unwilling businesses that received faxed sales pitches sent on behalf of the Bucs. The lawsuit also asks for treble damages. Henderson points out that the claim totals $270 million. It’s highly doubtful Cin-Q or any other company named in...
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