US Polo Association Outlet Stores False Reference Pricing Settlement

US Outlet Stores, LLC, which does business as US Polo Association, is settling a class action alleging it deceptively advertised merchandise by providing false reference prices (or false “original” prices) at its outlet stores in California. The complaint alleged that the false reference prices led customers to believe they were receiving a discount on the  Read more

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Falls Motor City False Advertising Settlement

Falls Motor City, Inc. (FMC) is settling a class action alleging it violated Ohio consumer protection laws. The complaint alleged that FMC sold or leased vehicles at a price that was more than the advertised price or that did not include the advertised discount.  Read more

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Lenovo False Discounts Off “Estimated Values” for Computers Class Action

Lenovo Group Limited and Lenovo (United States), Inc. are the largest manufacturer of notebook computers in the world. It sells its machines on a wholesale basis to retailers and also sells directly to consumers on its own retail website, Lenovo.com, including under the names ThinkPad, IdeaPad, Legion, Lenovo, and Chromebook. But the complaint for this  Read more

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Big Fish Casino False Sale Prices for In-App Purchases Class Action

The gambling app games Big Fish Casino and Jackpot Magic Slots advertise discounts and sales on in-game purchases that this class action claims are illusory. The complaint brings suit against Big Fish Games, Inc., its Vice-President of Growth, and its parent company Aristocrat Leisure Limited, alleging that their sales and discounts are illusory, because they  Read more

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Pier 1 Imports False “Original” Prices on “Discounted” Goods California Class Action

Consumers love getting a deal on purchases, but not all items presented as “on sale” are genuine bargains. The complaint for this class action alleges that Pier 1 Imports (US), Inc. uses false reference prices to claim that consumers are getting substantial discounts, even though the items were never sold at the “original” prices.  Read more

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Dress Barn False “Original” Prices on Merchandise California Class Action

The complaint for this class action sues the Dress Barn, Inc., claiming it has engaged in false reference pricing. The complaint explains the offense this way: “False reference pricing occurs when a seller fabricates a false ‘original’ price for a product and then offers that product at a substantially lower price under the guise of  Read more

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Shutterfly False “Original” Prices, Fake Discounts Class Action

When is a bargain not a bargain? The complaint for this class action alleges that Shutterfly, LLC advertises false “original” reference prices or phantom discounts on some of the customizable merchandise it sells on its e-commerce sites.  Read more

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Game of Thrones Conquest In-App Fake “Sales” Class Action

The enormously popular mobile app Game of Thrones Conquest (GOTC) is an offering from Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. It has earning Warner Bros. millions via in-app purchases players can use to increase their abilities in the game. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the company induces players to buy at times through  Read more

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HP Website Computer Equipment False Reference Pricing Class Action

Sometimes companies advertise fake “sales” of their merchandise, displaying a false “original” price and a much lower “sale” price, when the merchandise was hardly ever, or never, sold at the “original” price. The complaint for this class action alleges that HP, Inc. engages in this kind of false reference pricing at its website, HP.com.  Read more

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Udemy Courses False Reference Prices Class Action

When is a bargain not a bargain? When the advertised “Original Price” is fake, the complaint for this class action alleges. It claims that Udemy, Inc. advertises “fictitious ‘original’ prices and corresponding phantom discounts on its e-commerce website, Udemy.com.  Read more

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