In addition to the other court cases, the FTC is pursuing a contempt of court action against alleged serial text spammer Phil Flora, who was barred in 2011 from sending spam texts. The FTC accused Flora of being part of this spam operation.
Flora's former lawyer said he couldn't comment on the current allegations.
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