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McKinsey Helped Purdue Increase OxyContin Sales Alabama Class Action

This complaint is brought by a county and city in Alabama against McKinsey & Company, Inc. and two related McKinsey companies on the subject of opioids, citing “significantly increased costs, as well as a dramatic increase of social problems, including … drug abuse and the commission of criminal acts to obtain opioids.” The complaint says  Read more

Fraud
Pharmaceuticals, Opioids, Increased Costs, Government, Addiction or Costs of Addiction
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TD Bank Says Fraudulent Transactions Were Authorized Class Action

When a person perpetrates a fraud on a bank account, what is the limit of liability for the account holder? The complaint for this class action alleges that TD Bank, NA’s refusal to count a transaction as fraudulent violates both the Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA) and the bank’s own agreements.  Read more

Fraud
Your Bank, Refusal to Reimburse Fraudulent Transactions, Fraudulent Payments or Money Transfers
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Wyndham Vacation Resorts No-Consent Credit Accounts Class Action

How would you feel if you attended a timeshare presentation, then found out that the presenting company had opened a credit card account in your name, without your request or permission? The complaint for this class action alleges that Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Inc. and Comenity Capital Bank use consumers’ personal information to institute credit card  Read more

Fraud
TILA, Fraud, FCRA, Credit Cards
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Fake Celebrity Endorsement “Free Trial” Scam Class Action

Plaintiff Cindy Adam signed up for a “free trial” of Nuvega Lash products on August 24, 2017. The complaint alleges that she “was billed multiple times that day for their products.” A couple of weeks later, she was billed again, twice, without her permission, resulting in an insufficient funds fee for her account This class  Read more

Fraud
RICO laws, Fraudulent Payments or Money Transfers, Fraud, EFTA
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Apple Claims Helplessness in iTunes Gift Card Scam Class Action

The complaint for this class action highlights a scam perpetrated through purchases of Apple iTunes gift cards. The complaint alleges that scammers are taking advantage of consumers, particularly of older people. (The plaintiffs in this case are between 55 and 71 years old.) Apple portrays itself as helpless to do anything about the scam, but  Read more

Fraud
Gift Cards, Fraud, Failure To Pay For Refund
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Herbalife Circle of Success Fraudulent Statements RICO Class Action

Herbalife International of America, Inc. involves a multilevel marketing (MLM) company that maintains its distributors’ enthusiasm through a series of events the complaint for this class action identifies as the “Circle of Success.” The complaint claims, however, that the statements made in these events are fraudulent, and that distributors have little to no chance of  Read more

Fraud
RICO laws, Fraudulent Misrepresentation, Fraud
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Bank of America, Citizens Bank Accused in Class Action of Facilitating Ponzi Scheme

This class action concerns a “decade-long” Ponzi scheme that the complaint says was run out of more than a hundred accounts at Bank of America, NA and roughly twenty accounts at Citizens Bank, NA. The complaint names the banks, along with a group of individuals, as being responsible for investor losses, as the banks allegedly  Read more

Fraud
Your Bank, Securities, Ponzi Scheme, Fraud
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Zions Bank Should Have Stopped Silver Ponzi Scheme, Says Class Action

This class action sues Zions Bancorporation for the failure to act of Zions Bank, one of its divisions. The complaint’s allegation is that others operated a Ponzi scheme, and that the bank was negligent in failing to detect the scheme and take action against it.  Read more

Fraud
Your Bank, Ponzi Scheme, Failure to Perform Due Diligence
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Alder Holdings and Alarm Protection Technology Lie to Gain Customers Class Action

There are many ways to take customers away from rivals, but fraud should not be one of them. The complaint for this class action claims that Alarm Protection Technology, LLC (APT) makes a practice of lying to customers of other companies in order to get them to switch to APT services. For example, it said  Read more

Fraud
Fraud, Deceptive Business Practices