By Ben Kochman (September 30, 2021, 7:42 p.m. EDT) – A Florida federal judge on Thursday rejected a retiree’s offer to certify a class action lawsuit claiming a timeshare company made illegal telemarketing calls, calling it serial phone consumer Ohio man. The Privacy Act plaintiff who “deceptively” extended appeals to substantiate his claims for damages.

Kenneth Johansen, 72, who testified in a deposition in March that he has earned around $ 60,000 a year in TCPA lawsuits since 2014, has not made “typical” claims from group members potentially victims of unwanted telemarketing calls by Florida-based timeshare company Bluegreen Vacations Unlimited Inc., US District Judge Rodney Smith found.

That’s because Johansen, who …

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