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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

Le Cordon Bleu Portland, Oregon Student Settlement

Students have arrived at a settlement with the Western Culinary Institute, now called Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Portland, Oregon, and the Career Education Corporation. The class action alleges that the school misrepresented or failed to disclose information about the nature and value of the education it provided to its students. The  Read more

Nature’s Bounty Biotin Supplements Do Nothing, Says Class Action

Nature’s Bounty sells vitamins and other supplements. One of its products is biotin, provided in high doses of 5,000 to 10,000 mcg. But what do such large doses of biotin actually do? Virtually nothing, the complaint claims, even though the labels claim they help hair, skin, and nails.   Read more

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BitConnect Coin Unregistered Securities and Fraud Securities Class Action

It’s a wonder that buyers still exist for new cryptocurrrencies that show no signs of any serious underpinnings to support their claims. The complaint for this class action alleges that BitConnect coins are unregistered securities, a fraud, and a Ponzi scheme. Income from BitConnect coins is purportedly obtained through up to 40% interest per month,  Read more

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TransDigm Inflated Worth Through Price-Gouging the Government, Says Class Action

TransDigm’s profitability scheme was to price-gouge the US government, claims the complaint for this class action, in the same way as some pharmaceutical companies have tried to make big gains by buying the rights to drugs for which there are few alternatives and then jacking up the price. The complaint alleges that it has increased  Read more

Vircurex Exchange Frozen Accounts Fraud Class Action

Vircurex was founded in 2011 as an online exchange where users could deposit US dollars and Euros to buy, sell, and exchange digital currencies. The complaint for this class action claims that on March 24, 2014, the company froze users’ accounts by preventing them from withdrawing Bitcoin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC), Terracoin (TRC), and Feathercoin (FTC).  Read more

Kobe Steel Misleading Info on Ethics, Quality Control, and Data Securities Class Action

In a shocking public announcement in October 2107, the celebrated Kobe Steel company admitted that it had failed at quality control and falsified inspection certificates. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company deliberately hid its misconduct, in violation of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and gave the public false and/or misleading  Read more