EquiAlt $170 Million Ponzi Scheme California Class Action

“This case arises from $170 million Ponzi scheme operated by EquiAlt, LLC[,]”the complaint for this class action says in its opening line. According to the complaint, EquiAlt claims to use investor funds to buy distressed real estate and promised eight to ten percent profit with very little risk. However, the complaint claims that the promises  Read more

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AriZona “Zero Calorie” Arnold Palmer Beverage Class Action

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not require a zero-calorie product to have zero calories; according to the complaint for this class action, it only requires that it have no more than five calories. The complaint alleges that AriZona Arnold Palmer drink had more than five calories, even though at one time it was  Read more

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Global Tel*Link Inmate Call Settlement

Global Tel*Link Corporation and DSI-ITI, LLC are settling a class action about their Inmate Calling Services (ICS) for New Jersey State prisons and for correctional facilities in Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties. Inmates used ICL to make  Read more

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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

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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

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Navient Fraudulent Servicing of Student Loans Class Action

Navient services student loans. The complaint for this class action alleges that it has engaged in unlawful practices that defraud borrowers, including the manipulation of its student loan servicing practices to gain profit for itself and to mislead borrowers. The defendants in this case include Navient Corporation, Navient Solutions, LLC (formerly Navient Solutions, Inc. and  Read more

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Blue Diamond Growers “Smokehouse” Almonds Deceptive Labels Class Action

If a food product is labeled as having a “smokehouse” flavor, does that mean it has actually been smoked? Should it mean that? According to the complaint for this class action, Blue Diamond Growers “Smokehouse” Almonds are deceptively labeled because they do not get their characterizing flavor from actual smoking but from added flavoring.  Read more

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Turo Vehicle Damage Appraisal and Processing Fees Class Action

If you rent a car, you expect to hear an immediate report of any damage found when you return it. You also expect the examination for damage to be part of the rent-and-return process. The complaint for this class action alleges that Turo, Inc. informs customers of damage days after a vehicle is returned and  Read more

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Telecom Companies Facilitate Robocall Fraud TCPA Class Action

Telemarketing calls are a nuisance to most consumers. But the complaint for this class action alleges that a group of defendants are also sending or facilitating robocalls to defraud consumers. The group includes Ecommerce National, LLC, doing business as TollFreeDeals.com, SIP Retail, LLC, doing business as SipRetail.com, Global Voicecom, Inc., Global Telecommunication Services, Inc., KAT  Read more

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Honest Tea “Just a Tad Sweet” Claim Class Action

Is a company responsible for something it merely implies? The complaint for this class action point to the Coca-Cola Company’s Honest Tea products, such as its Peach Tea, that display on the front the line “Just a Tad Sweet.” The complaint alleges that this implies that the products are low-sugar, something they are not permitted  Read more

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