Paycheck Advance Programs and Apps High Fees Investigation

Have you gotten an advance on your paycheck through a wage-advance app or a program your employer offers? Do you live in the state of New York, or is your employer’s headquarters in that state? Some users of these apps or programs have been surprised at the price they were charged for this advance. We’re  Read more

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Wells Fargo Prioritizes Larger PPP Loans California Class Action

Loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) were supposed to be distributed to small businesses on a first come, first served basis. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that Well Fargo & Co. and Wells Fargo Bank, NA gave priority to applications asking for larger loans, because these would earn higher fees for  Read more

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PNC Bank Favored Large Customers for PPP Loans California Class Action

The Small Business Administration (SBA) is overseeing a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to help small businesses keep workers on their payrolls during the Covid-19 pandemic. The loans are intended to be distributed on a first come, first served basis. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. and PNC  Read more

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Target Debit Card Returned Payment Fee Settlement

Target Corporation has agreed to pay $5 million and waive more than $3 million in unpaid returned payment fees (RPFs) to customers in order to settle a class action. The complaint alleged that Target deceptively marketed its debit cards and that it breached it agreements and the duty of good faith and fair dealing in  Read more

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Aspen Contracting After-Storm Damage Repair Agreements New Mexico Class Action

The complaint for this class action calls the defendant, Aspen Contracting, Inc., a “storm-chaser.” Aspen’s salespersons, it says, go door to door after severe weather, offering to inspect for damage, file insurance claims, and do repairs for the amount of the insurance payout. However, the complaint alleges that the agreements it offers homeowners do not  Read more

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Refurbished Motorola Modems Sold as New Class Action

How would you like to buy what you believed was a new Motorola modem, only to be told, when you went to activate it, that it was already registered to another user and could not be registered in your name? The complaint for this class action alleges that Zoom Telephonics, Inc. and its subsidiary MTRLC,  Read more

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Lilith Rise of Kingdoms In-Game Purchases Class Action

Rise of Kingdoms (ROK) is a video game made by Lilith Games (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. and Shanghai Lilith Network Technology Co., Ltd. The complaint for this class action alleges that the companies have “perfected a predatory scheme whereby [they] exploit[] players, including minors, by inducing them to make in-game purchases using deceptive and misleading representations.”  Read more

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Charter Communications Spectrum Self-Installation Fee Class Action

When you pay a fee to a company, you normally expect to get something of value for it. The complaint for this class action alleges that Charter Communications, Inc. (CCI) charges a self-installation fee for its “free” modems and customer self-installation of its Spectrum Internet systems—in other words, for nothing of value.  Read more

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AutoZone Rewards Program Expired Rewards Settlement

AutoZone Parts, Inc. is settling a class action with nearly $50 million in new rewards plus attorneys’ fees and other costs. The complaint alleged that when AutoZone set up its AutoZone Rewards Program, neither rewards nor reward credits had expiration dates; however, the company later changed its rules so that they did expire, causing members  Read more

Canteen Vending Machines Extra Charge for Card Use California Class Action

Vending machines now accept credit, debit, or prepaid cards as payment. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that some of them, including the machines of Compass Group USA, Inc. in California, charge extra for the use of cards but do not warn potential customers of this.   Read more

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