Shrewsbury Company Sues Jukebox Manufacturer
Lease America is seeking $10 million in damages.
Lease America, a Shrewsbury based amusement equipment vendor, is suing a jukebox manufacturer and a vending machine operators association.
According to Vending Times, Lease America as alleging that Amusement and Music Operators Association pressured Rowe International to cease their business with Lease America.
“The complaint charges that in early 2009 AMOA advised the manufacturer that its operator members would no longer use Rowe jukeboxes if it allowed Lease America to sell its jukeboxes directly to locations. According to the complaint, Rowe terminated its agreement with Lease America March 10, 2009, and remotely disabled Lease America's jukeboxes without warning,” Vending Times reports.
The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court, says the companies violated antitrust laws.