In Might 2023, Us Weekly confirmed that the entrepreneur’s firm Digital Media Options was named in a class action lawsuit. A girl named Juanita Williams claimed the Ruelas’ tech firm and Alternative Well being Insurance coverage despatched her a sequence of telemarketing calls regardless of being on the nationwide “Do Not Name” checklist and was looking for $1,500 for each name she obtained.
Williams additionally alleged within the submitting that she answered considered one of Alternative Well being’s calls in September 2022 and was transferred to considered one of their insurance coverage brokers. Throughout their dialog, the healthcare firm allegedly advised her that Digital Media Options had generated her quantity for them as a possible gross sales lead.
Ruelas based DMS in 2012 and serves as a cofounder and the executive vice president of business development. The Males of Legacy founder and Giudice — who tied the knot in August 2022 — haven’t addressed the lawsuit.
The next month, Ruelas confronted another legal woe. Us revealed that the Real Housewives of New Jersey character was hit with a restraining order from ex-fiancée Vanessa Reiser, who claimed she was being harassed by her ex.
“The allegation is that [Luis] employed Richard ‘Bo’ Dietl’s personal investigation firm to put his documented worker ‘Elaine Boxer’ as a fraudulent undercover covert plant utilizing the faux title ‘Elana Berkelhammer’ to stalk, harass and in any other case seem as a ‘affected person’ of my consumer underneath false pretenses,” Reiser’s lawyer, Douglas Anton, completely advised Us in June 2023 whereas alleging that Ruelas was trying to “intimidate” the licensed therapist, who focuses on narcissistic abuse.
Anton claimed that the investigator visited Reiser “three or 4 occasions” as a affected person whereas noting that she “unusually” requested concerning the psychologist’s former relationship with the Ruelas. Reiser sought out a protective order out of worry — which was allegedly deemed “confidential” by the court docket, per her lawyer.
“The style wherein [Luis] went about fraudulently invading her occupation raises the extent of worry in that, even with prior Civil Restraint Orders/ Agreements in place that codify that he and he or she are mutually to not have this sort of conduct to or towards one another, he seemingly acts with contempt of identical,” the New Jersey-based lawyer advised Us. “This has received to cease. In order that we’re clear, it’s a one hundred pc documented evidentiary indisputable fact that the girl who faked being a affected person of my consumer for a number of periods was, at the moment, in February of 2023, an worker of Dietl.”
Ruelas has not addressed the claims nor the restraining order. Dietl, for his half, has denied being employed by Ruelas to research Giudice’s RHONJ costars however has not addressed the accusations made by Reiser.
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