In Weitz v. Genting New World LLC, No. 1:22-cv-23209-BLOOM, 2023 WL 2328365, at *1 (S.D. Fla. Mar. 2, 2023), Plaintiff Brandon Weitz brought suit against Defendant Genting New World LLC on behalf of himself and a putative class in Florida state court, alleging violations of the Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (“FTSA”). Defendant removed the case to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Id.
Sometimes dubbed Florida’s “Mini-TCPA,” the FTSA regulates telemarketing activities within Florida. The law was designed to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls and ensure that telemarketers comply with certain rules and regulations. The FTSA prohibits certain acts, such as calling individuals who are on the National Do Not Call Registry, using automatic dialing systems to call emergency phone numbers, and using pre-recorded messages without prior consent.