Report: Papa John's Faces Lawsuit Over Text Messages
The problem was with spam, not the pizza.
A class-action lawsuit seeking $250 million has been filed against the Papa John's pizza chain because of a 500,000 unwanted text messages sent to customers, CNN Money is reporting. The CNN story reported that Papa John's franchises sent blast text messages through a third-party services -- and, after ordering a pizza, some customers began getting dozens ads for pizza specials, sometimes in the middle of the night.The lawsuit alleges that such text blasts violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, the CNN story said. The corporate text messaging for Papa John's, which is based in Louisville, is not a part of the suit, CNN Money reports.Quoting Donald Heyrich, an attorney for the plantiffs, CNN Money said: