Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is making consumers aware that on February 12, 2020, a class action lawsuit was filed in United States District Court, Eastern District of California, agains PTGMB LLC, d/b/a Mercedes-Benz of Fresno, “to secure redress for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (‘TCPA’).”  

The defendant, according to the class action complaint, is a Mercedes-Benz dealership which “engages in aggressive unsolicited marketing, harming thousands of consumers in the process.”  Mercedes-Benz of Fresno, allegedly, “caused multiple calls with prerecorded messages to be transmitted to Plaintiff’s cellular telephone.”  The prerecorded calls were voicemail messages left on Plaintiff’s cellular telephone.   One of the transcribed calls, which, according to the complaint, “originated from a telephone number owned and/or operated by or on behalf of [the] Defendant,” is as follows:

Hey this is Rebecca. I’m the customer relations supervisor at Mercedes-Benz of Fresno. I’m giving you a call today because we’re in need of vehicles for our preowned inventory. Regardless of your year, make, model or mileage I’m interested in your vehicle and will give you an all cash offer. If you’re thinking about upgrading I’ve got some huge discounts to help you get into a newer vechile as well. Please give me a call back at this number to review your all cash offer for your current vehicle or to discuss your upgrade options to get into a newer vehicle. Again this is Rebecca, I’m the customer relations supervisor at Mercedes-Benz of Fresno. Thank you for your time and I look forward to speaking with you soon. Have a great day.

Do You Believe You Are a Victim of Illegal Robocalls, Text Messages, “Junk” Faxes or Telemarketing Sales Calls?

If you have received illegal robocalls, text messages, “junk” faxes or telemarketing sales calls, you may be able to recover at least $500 for each illegal call, text or fax you received and, possibly, as much as $1,500 for each illegal call, text message or facsimile that was made either willfully or knowingly in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

To help evaluate your potential legal claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, please complete KLF’s confidential Robocall Questionnaire or, if you prefer to speak with an attorney, please complete the form above on the right, e-mail [email protected] or contact Michael Yarnoff, Esq., [email protected], (215) 792-6676, Ext. 804, for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your potential legal rights.

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