Subscription Sign-Up Without Consent Investigation

How would you like to buy an item online—some Adore Me underwear, for example—and find out, months later, that the company charged you each month for more underwear? No, it hasn’t sent you anything, but you’re welcome to pick something out for the money it’s already taken from you. It claims that when you made  Read more

Adore Me Box, Two Bras, and Panties

Rivals.com Automatic Subscription Renewal CA Settlement

Yahoo! Inc., doing business as Rivals.com, has agreed to a settlement in a class action that claims the company violated California state laws. The complaint said that the company automatically renewed subscriptions in a way that violated California’s Automatic Renewal Law, failing to notify customers that they would be charged automatically on a recurring basis.   Read more

T-Mobile Opening of Account Without Consent and Debt Collection Practices Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, Plaintiff Patrick Ames stopped by a T-Mobile to compare its prices with his current services plan, only to later find T-Mobile pursuing him to collect the “debt” he owed for services he did not sign up for.  Read more

Web.Com Group Improper Automatic Service Renewal California Class Action

California has detailed regulations about the requirements for automatic subscription renewals or renewals of continuous services, and the complaint for this class action alleges that Web.Com Group violated them, making automatic renewals and charging consumers’ credit or debit cards or accounts without obtaining proper, affirmative consent, and without an acknowledgement that would allow them to  Read more

GateHouse Media Massachusetts Premium Surcharges Settlement

GateHouse Media has settled a class action alleging that it violated Massachusetts law by engaging in deceptive business practices and not adequately disclosing surcharges associated with “premium” publications such as Lens magazine. According to the plaintitff, although customers subscribed to a specific publication for a specific period of time, they often received it for a  Read more