Bank of America No Refunds on Zelle Fraud Class Action

Bank of America Corporation (BOA) was one of seven large banks that created the electronic payment service Zelle, which was designed to compete with other electronic money-transfer services like PayPal, Venmo, and CashApp. The complaint for this class action alleges that BOA promotes the use of Zelle by claiming it is “safe,” “secure,” and “easy,”  Read more

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National Grid Improper Charges for Taxes Not Owed Class Action

This class action alleges that National Grid USA Services Co., Inc. and Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation (which does business as National Grid) are undermining the ability of renewable energy companies to compete in providing energy in New York. It claims that, when they charged two renewable energy companies for connections to their grid, they required  Read more

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TBK Bank Overdraft Fees on APSN Transactions Class Action

The complaint for this class action claims that TBK Bank, SSB charges customers overdraft fees on debit transactions that were authorized on accounts that had sufficient funds. The complaint alleges that this practice is deceptive, breaches the bank’s deposit agreement as well as its OD Opt-In Form, and violates its duty of good faith and  Read more

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Rhode Island Credit Union Overdraft Fees on APSN Transactions Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Rhode Island Credit Union (RICU) improperly charges overdraft fees on certain debit transactions that were authorized with sufficient funds. “Besides being deceptive,” the complaint alleges, “this practice breaches [RICU’s] standardized adhesion contract” as well as its “duty of good faith and fair dealing[.]”  Read more

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Facebook Meta Pixel Collection of HIPAA-Protected Data Class Action

Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, Inc., offers something called the Meta Pixel that allows the company to track Facebook users when they are in places on the Internet other than the Facebook platform and gather information about them. The complaint alleges that as a part of this tracking, it is engaging in unlawful  Read more

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Coinbase’s Role and the Nature of Cryptocurrency Class Action

What exactly are cryptocurrencies? The complaint for this class action argues that they are securities, because their purchasers are hoping for their value to increase. It brings suit against Coinbase Global, Inc. and Coinbase, Inc., with the inciting incident being the breaching of a Coinbase account and the theft of funds, but it also brings  Read more

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Direct Energy Unclear Variable Rate Policies New Jersey Class Action

Electricity and gas services have undergone deregulation in many markets in the past decades. Although some companies have been able to offer lower prices than the utilities serving the same market, many end up charging consumers substantially more. This class action brings suit against Direct Energy Services, LLC and NRG Energy, Inc., alleging they did  Read more

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Optimum Internet Added “Network Enhancement Fee” NY, CT Class Action

Consumers expect to pay the price they see advertised for services. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Altice USA, Inc. and CSC Holdings, LLC, its which provides Internet services as Optimum, promised to give consumers Internet services for a flat fee, then added “a fabricated, undisclosed, and extra-contractual additional charge” they called  Read more

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Cerebral Telemedicine Subscription Services and Cancellations Class Action

Cerebral, Inc. provides what sounds like a convenient “mental health subscription” telemedicine service that offers therapy and counseling as well as medication for things like ADHD, anxiety, and depression, all at a monthly price. But the complaint for this class action claims that Cerebral does not provide what it promises and that it makes it  Read more

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Pelican State CU OD Fees on Non-Overdraft Transactions Class Action

Can a transaction overdraw an account if funds have previously been set aside to pay it? The complaint for this class action alleges that Pelican State Credit Union sets aside funds for debit transactions but then, in certain situations, when the transaction comes up for settlement, it charges the accountholder an overdraft (OD) fee to  Read more

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