Sinemia Movie Subscriptions Hidden Ticket Charges Class Action

Certain services are now offering consumers subscriptions to movie tickets, with the idea that they will be able to see more movies at reduced prices. But the complaint for this class action alleges that one of these services, Sinemia, Inc., adds hidden processing fees that make the per-ticket price significantly higher than advertised.   Read more

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Trump Fraudulent ACN MLM Endorsement RICO Class Action

The 164-page complaint for this class action examines two multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes and an “educational” entity which it claims were fraudulently promoted and operated by an “association-in-fact.” The allegations? Violations of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and common law fraud, among other things. The defendants? The Trump Corporation, Donald J. Trump,  Read more

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PNC Merchant Services Hidden False Charges and Price Increases Class Action

PNC Merchant Services Company, LP provides services such as processing debit and credit cards for stores, restaurants, and other businesses. The complaint for this class action claims that the company not only overbills its merchant-customers but also hides the overbilling so that they cannot detect it.  Read more

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Cricket CDMA Mobile Phone Settlement

Cricket Communications, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it sold phones that it knew would not be usable on its new network after it merged with AT&T. The complaint claimed the company had violated the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, state warranty law, the Maryland Consumer Protection Act, and other consumer protection laws, among other  Read more

Alder Holdings and Alarm Protection Technology Lie to Gain Customers Class Action

There are many ways to take customers away from rivals, but fraud should not be one of them. The complaint for this class action claims that Alarm Protection Technology, LLC (APT) makes a practice of lying to customers of other companies in order to get them to switch to APT services. For example, it said  Read more

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Tower Financial Corp. and Jeffrey Epstein Ponzi Scheme Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that a Ponzi scheme built around Towers Financial Corporation (TFC) took millions of dollars from over 200,000 investors between the late 1980s and the mid-1990s. One of the parties to this scheme, Steven Hoffenberg, was convicted and sentenced to twenty years in prison, plus fined and required to  Read more

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Corning, Corelle Reformulation of Pyrex from Inferior Materials Class Action

Is it fraud if a company takes a decades-old, reliable product and changes its composition to an inferior material, which is then sold under the same name? The complaint for this class action claims cites fraud, among other things, in this case on the changed composition of Pyrex from borosilicate glass to soda lime glass.   Read more

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InventHelp Fraudulent Services for Would-Be Inventors Class Action

Plaintiff Etta Calhoun had an idea for an invention, and she was attracted by InventHelp commercials, which claimed that the company had “more than 9,000 companies who have agreed to review ideas” it submits. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that InventHelp maintains a fraudulent web of companies that do nothing but defraud  Read more

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Art Institute of New York City False Employment Figures Class Action

With college tuitions soaring and students having to take out enormous loans to get an education, students are looking more closely at what they’re getting for their money. The complaint for this class action alleges that for-profit college the Art Institute of New York City deliberately misled them about their prospects for employment after graduation,  Read more

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Uncle Bob’s Self Storage New Jersey Settlement

The defendants in this class action—Sovran Self Storage, Inc., Sovran Acquisition, LP, Uncle Bob’s Management, LLC, (collectively now Life Storage, Inc.)—are putting up $8 million to settle a class action alleging that they New Jersey consumer protection and other laws. The complaint claims the Uncle Bob’s Rental Agreement, the associated Insurance Participation Form, and the  Read more