Results for "bait and switch"

Cashforiphones.com Bait and Switch Scheme

June 9th, 2016

In June 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Cashforiphones.com (a company that buys used iPhones, smartphones, laptop computers, and tablets) was transferred from a court in California to one in Nevada. The complaint, which was originally filed in March 2015, alleges that the company runs a bait and switch scam where the company generates


AT&T’s Bait and Switch Tactics

June 9th, 2016

In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AT&T for allegedly using bait and switch tactics by advertising calling plans on the packaging of GoPhones that AT&T does not offer. The named plaintiff claims that, when he was activating the phone, AT&T informed him that it did not have the “10¢ per minute for


BevMo!’s Bait and Switch Tactics

May 19th, 2016

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against BevMo! for allegedly engaging in a bait and switch scheme by advertising certain wines as having high ratings when, in reality, the wines being sold are from different vintages and therefore do not have the same rating as those advertised. (Liang et al v. Bevmo!, Case No.


AT&T’s Bait-and-Switch Marketing

July 2nd, 2019

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AT&T for allegedly deceptively using a bait-and-switch advertising scheme in which it advertises flat monthly rates for wireless service plans when, according to plaintiffs, the company fails to disclose certain fees and the amount customers pay each month is actually higher than advertised. (Vianu et al


Vivid Seats Bait-and-Switch Scheme

March 22nd, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Vivid Seats uses a bait-and-switch scheme to lure consumers to buy tickets to concerts and sporting events by offering percentage discounts off of the original prices of tickets when, according to the plaintiffs, consumers who purchase these tickets actually pay the original price for them.


Subway’s Tuna Sandwiches and Wraps

February 4th, 2021

Class-action lawsuit alleges products are missing a key ingredient. (Hint: It’s in the name of the sandwiches and wraps.)


North American Power and Gas Rates

November 21st, 2019

August 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2018: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. January 2018: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members who were enrolled in a variable rate plan will receive a cash refund


Cigna Health and Life Insurance Affordable Care Act Plans

October 1st, 2014

In September 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. for allegedly deceptively engaging in a bait and switch scheme. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly represented that physicians and hospitals participated in the Affordable Care Act Plans when, in reality, they did not. (Davison et al


Bait & Switch Advertising

March 4th, 2014

Advertised deals get consumers in the door but not necessarily the price or product they wanted.


SeaQuest Fort Lauderdale

February 27th, 2020

Figuring out when this interactive aquarium will open is a quest in itself, as consumers complain of a bait and switch.


Expedia Member Hotels

May 19th, 2017

Class-action lawsuit alleges booking site is engaging in a “classic bait and switch.”


RollyChic Boots

January 31st, 2020

Consumer says she was scammed by company, which advertised on Facebook. And she’s not the only one.


The Room Rates at Hilton Hotels

August 6th, 2019

In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hilton Worldwide Holdings for allegedly operating a bait and switch pricing scheme by deceptively advertising low prices for its hotel rooms during the booking process but then increasing the room rate charged when guests check out of the hotel. (Jesse et al v. Hilton Worldwide Holdings,


Lifetime Memberships to 24 Hour Fitness

February 26th, 2018

December 2017: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for June 1, 2018. For more information, go to https://prepaidmembershipsettlement.com/. November 2017: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would resolve this action and another similar state court case, Shah v. 24 Hour


MyPillow’s BOGO Codes

December 12th, 2017

December 2017: The company asked the Court to temporarily stay the case pending final approval of a related nationwide settlement in a California case, Amiri v. My Pillow. October 2017: This case was remanded back to state court. April 2017: This case was transferred to federal court. March 2017: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was



Back to Top ↑