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Payless Settles Class Action Text Messaging Lawsuit

by Migdalia Rivera

Gravel

If you received a text message from Payless between October 29, 2005 and October 29, 2010, you may be entitled to a merchandise credit worth up to $25.

This lawsuit alleges that Payless violated federal statute by sending unwanted and unsolicited text messages promoting Payless products to cell phone subscribers . The text messages usually originated from shortcodes 242424 or 747474. Examples of sent text messages are shown below.

 PSST …Payless Insider, Ur the 1st to know BOGO starts TODAY 9/29! bUY 1 Get One 1/2 off EVERYTHING 866-746-5923 or END3 to Opt-Out Txt fees apply Not @ Shopko 

OR

Payless thnx U for giving us your number! Show 28147 & get 20% OFF ur next purchase 7/2 -7/27 866-746-5923 or END3 to opt out Txt fees may apply Excludes Shopko.

 

According to the site, merchandise certificates are:

  • Fully transferable
  • Can not expire for a period of 12 months from issuance
  • Valid on any item sold by Payless (at any Payless store in the U.S.)
  • Can be combinable with other gift cards or certificates
  • Do not require the purchase of any particular product
  • Can be used to  purchase of an item(s) selling for more than $25
  • Can be used to purchase an item that costs less than $25 BUT bearer will NOT receive a cash refund or a credit for the unused amount
  • Not valid on previous purchases

To verify eligibility and/or to get full details about the settlement, go to www.paylesstextsettlement.com or call (800) 945-9438. Just hurry, you must file your claim before February 6, 2012 to be eligible.

To file your Payless Class Action claim, click HERE.

 
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About the Author

Migdalia Rivera, also known as Ms. Latina in social media, is a single Latina mother of a teen, tween and 2 Australian Shepherds. When not blogging, or chasing after her energetic bunch, she connects influential bloggers with brands and PR agencies via her blogger network, Stiletto Media.

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1 Vicky B., MSW (@DocSabia) January 30, 2012 at 2:30 pm

You are soo in the know, mujer!!! Gracias!! :D
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2 Itzel Yagual February 2, 2012 at 2:14 am

My goodness! My neighbor likes that store, I will have to inform her. Thanks for sharing!

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