Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Grand Bahama Cruise Line, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; Ultimate Vacation Group, LLC also doing business as Royal Bahamas Cruise Line, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; Tropical Accommodations LLC also doing business as Grand Celebration Cruise Line, a Florida limited liability company; VSC, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and as an owner of Florida V.S.C. Inc., Cabb Group, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; Florida V.S.C. Inc., a Florida corporation, Johnathan Blake Curtis, also known as Blake Curtis; Anthony Di giacomo; Christopher A. Cotroneo; Christina R. Peterson; and Robert J. Peterson II, Defendants.
In January 2020, three people and a telephone call center that helped Florida-based Grand Bahama Cruise Line LLC (GBCL) and others to make millions of illegal robocalls to consumers settled an FTC complaint and are permanently barred from making telemarketing robocalls. The FTC will litigate in federal court against GBCL and six other defendants involved in the massive operation, who have not agreed to settle. The FTC announced a settlement with the seven remaining defendants in September 2021.