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Class action says iHeart Media, owners of WGCI, WLIT, other Chicago stations, sent illegal automated ad texts

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 25, 2016, 6:50pm

One of the country’s largest radio networks, and the parent company of several Chicago stations, has been served with a class action lawsuit alleging it violated federal law when it replied to listeners’ song requests and other text messages with texts containing advertisements for online games, apps, convenience stores and other sponsors.

Arlington Heights man, New Jersey lawyer bring federal class action vs Wells Fargo over unwanted calls, texts

Dana Herra Sep. 26, 2015, 8:20am

An Arlington Heights man has filed a class action lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, saying that the bank has repeatedly harassed him with unwanted automated phone calls and text messages. Plaintiff Ethan Jones filed suit Sept. 22 in federal court in Chicago, alleging he has received numerous unwanted calls and text messages on his cell phone from Wells Fargo’s automated phone system.