Teresa Giudice’s husband Luis “Louie” Ruelas’ enterprise’ Digital Media Options, has been named in a harassment lawsuit, Us Weekly can affirm.
In keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by Us, a girl named Juanita Williams filed a class-action lawsuit towards Selection Well being Insurance coverage and Ruelas’ Digital Media Options earlier this month. Williams claimed that she had acquired a number of telemarketing calls from the corporations regardless of being listed on the nationwide “Do Not Name” registry.
Williams — who’s looking for $1,500 per name — additionally alleged in her submitting that she answered one among Selection Well being’s calls in September 2022 and was promptly transferred to one among their insurance coverage brokers. In the course of the dialog, the healthcare firm allegedly informed her that Digital Media Options had generated her quantity for them as a possible gross sales lead.
Ruelas, 49, launched Digital Media Options in 2012. In keeping with the agency’s web site, DMS is a “main supplier of technology-enabled digital efficiency promoting options connecting shoppers and advertisers.” The New Jersey native — who married Giudice, 51, in August 2022 — is listed as a cofounder and the manager vice chairman of enterprise improvement. Neither Ruelas nor The Actual Housewives of New Jersey star have addressed the lawsuit. Us Weekly has reached out for remark.
Legal professional Neama Rahmani, who just isn’t related to the case, spoke to Us concerning the potential ramifications that Ruelas may face amid the lawsuit.
“On the subject of a majority of these violations, you realize, individually they won’t be loads, however they actually do add up,” the lawyer completely informed Us on Wednesday, Could 24. “So, Congress has handed legal guidelines that permit folks to sue and kinda get these statutory damages. Once more, may not make sense with respect to 1 name, but when folks or firms are making tons of, generally 1000’s of telephone calls, it is a manner for shoppers to form of strike again and get again. If the allegations are true, Louie and his firm could also be in for some monetary hassle.”
Rahmani additionally famous that Ruelas “doubtlessly” could possibly be required to pay Williams damages if his agency is discovered liable.
Previous to working at DMS, Ruelas was a 20-year veteran within the digital advertising area. He confessed that he misplaced his final job amid his romance with the Bravolebrity.
“Teresa didn’t need me to say this, however they let me go from my firm from all of the unfavourable stuff that got here up within the press due to my exes on the market,” Ruelas mentioned throughout an episode of Watch What Occurs Stay With Andy Cohen in Could 2022. “Yeah, they known as me up and mentioned, you realize, ‘It’s a must to step down.’ That actually sucked.”
A resurfaced video of Ruelas first made headlines in July 2021, through which he claimed needed to “have a life” and get married to a previous associate. Ruelas — who shares two sons along with his ex-wife, Marisa DiMartino — was then accused of mistreating a number of of his previous girlfriends. Giudice, who coparents her 4 daughters with ex-husband Joe Giudice, has caught by her man and continuously defended him from the allegations.
“I do know folks make all these judgments and say all these items on social media concerning him. Like he needs to be on TV. He so doesn’t need to be on TV. It’s so not his factor. If something, he’s supporting me, however it’s actually not his factor,” Teresa — who began courting the businessman in 2020 — informed Leisure Tonight in November 2021. “I want folks would simply depart us alone. Anyone that’s unfavourable, simply please depart us alone. As a result of to begin with, they’re by no means going to destroy our happiness, simply depart it at that. It’s by no means going to occur. And I’m a really robust, robust particular person. If everybody doesn’t know that, I’m. And in the event that they knock me down, I’ll get proper again up.”
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Ruelas proposed to Teresa in October 2021, practically one 12 months earlier than they tied the knot.