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Chicago judge tosses Ohio dentist's junk fax suit vs Conn.-based CareCredit lender

Jonathan Bilyk Aug. 15, 2016, 5:10pm

A federal judge will not allow an Ohio dentist to use Chicago’s federal courtrooms to sue the Connecticut-based lender behind CareCredit for allegedly sending unsolicited faxes and making unwanted phone calls advertising the medical bill consumer credit product.

Ohio dentist uses Chicago courts to sue Conn.-based Synchrony over faxed Care Credit ads

Scott Holland Jan. 23, 2016, 12:21am

Chicago federal court is the venue an Ohio dentist chose for his class-action complaint against a Connecticut-based lending firm he said repeatedly placed calls to his office and sent unwanted faxed ads promoting its consumer credit products, in violation of federal law.