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Google’s Reserve Price Optimization Plan Raises Advertising Prices Class Action

Google, LLC and its parent company, Alphabet, Inc., are in the advertising business, acting as brokers between publishers with ad space or impressions and advertisers with display advertising on the advertising exchange AdX. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Google manipulates the ad-space auctions with a program called Reserve Price Optimization that  Read more

Unjust Enrichment, Unfair Business Practices, Fraud by Concealment, Fraud
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Silvergate Bank Aiding and Abetting Crypto Fraud Class Action

November 2022 exposed Sam Bankman-Fried’s fraud and embezzlement involving his cryptocurrency exchange FTX and cryptocurrency hedge fund Alameda Research. But how was he able to dsitribute funds among FTX, Alameda, and himself? This class action brings suit against Silvergate Bank, its parent Silvergate Capital Corporation, and CEO Alan J. Lane, for aiding and abetting the  Read more

Your Bank, Cryptocurrency, Aiding and Abetting Fraud, Aiding and Abetting
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SBF, FTX Cryptocurrency Exchange and Hedge Fund Failure Class Action

This class action, unusually, names five individuals and no companies as defendants, most likely because the companies involved in the associated events appear to have failed. The complaint brings suit against Samuel Bankman-Fried (SBF) and four others involved in his FTX cryptocurrency exchange and Alameda Research hedge fund, from which billions of dollars appear to  Read more

Unjust Enrichment, Investment Losses, Fraud, Cryptocurrency, Conversion
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VBit Reneges on Bitcoin Mining Agreements Class Action

Bitcoin mining can be profitable because it creates more Bitcoin. This class action sues VBit Technologies Corp., VBit Mining, LLC, Advanced Mining Group, and a group of individuals which purported to perform Bitcoin mining operations for individuals for a price. Instead, the complaint alleges they engaged in breach of contract, conversion, and fraud, as well  Read more

Unjust Enrichment, Fraud, Cryptocurrency, Conversion, Breach of Contract
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Prequel Prenatal Screening Test High Rate of False Positives Class Action

Myriad Genetics, Inc. offers a Prequel Prenatal Screen for pregnant women that purports to screen for chromosomal and genetic conditions that may affect the baby’s health. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the test is very inaccurate, with its indications of a genetic disorder being false as much as 85 percent of  Read more

Unjust Enrichment, Genetic Screening, Fraudulent Omission, Fraudulent Concealment, Fraud
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NatWest Markets Manipulation of Treasury Futures Markets by Spoofing Class Action

This class action accuses three companies of “unlawful and intentional manipulation of U.S. Treasury Futures contracts” and options on those contracts, as traded on US exchanges, including the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The companies accused are NatWest Markets Securities, Inc., NatWest Markets, Plc, and NatWest Group, Plc (formerly RBS Securities, Inc., the Royal Bank  Read more

Securities, Fraud
Securities Frauds, Securities, Manipulation of pricing market etc.
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Fleet Group Queens Hotel Project and EB-5 Program Investors Class Action

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allows investors in US businesses to apply for permanent residence in the US for themselves and their immediate families under certain conditions. This class action is brought by a group of investors aspiring to qualify for that program who claim they were duped into investing in a fraudulent project for  Read more

Fraud, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Aiding
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Wells Fargo Cooperation in Ponzi Scheme Class Action

Banks are required to follow Know Your Customer rules and to know enough about its customers’ businesses to recognize whether their transactions are reasonable for their purposes or possibly fraudulent. The complaint for this class action alleges Wells Fargo Bank, NA did not give sufficient scrutiny to customers Johanna Garcia and her companies MJ Capital  Read more

Unjust Enrichment, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Aiding and Abetting Fraud
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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

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

Your Bank, Refusal to Reimburse Fraudulent Transactions, Fraudulent Payments or Money Transfers