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Best Buy’s Installation of Home Security Systems

April 5th, 2021

Allegations: Offering services to install home security systems without having proper licenses from the state of California or confirming third-party installation companies had the proper licenses

Best Buy’s 0% Interest Promotions

July 19th, 2018

In July 2018 a class-action lawsuit was filed against Best Buy alleging that its “0% interest” or “no interest” promotions are really deferred-interest schemes. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the store represents that consumers are not going to be charged interest for the promotional period when, according to the complaint, consumers are charged interest retroactively from

Best Buy’s “0% interest” Financing

February 16th, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Best Buy for allegedly deceptively promoting “0% interest” or “no interest” financing. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the store misleadingly promises consumers that they will not have to pay interest for a specific period of time when, according to the complaint, buyers who do not pay off

Sales at Best Buy

June 16th, 2016

June 2016: A federal judge dismissed the complaint finding that the complaint made “conclusory allegations” about Best Buy’s fraudulent advertising and did not plead enough facts – including information about the named plaintiff’s purchase and the marketing he relied upon – to meet the heightened pleading standard for fraud-based claims. October 2015: A class-action lawsuit

Best Buy

June 16th, 2015

The math doesn’t add up for these advertised sales prices.

Best Buy Black Friday

July 29th, 2013

If an electronics store sends you an email advertising a $2200 television as being on-sale for $999, should you actually be able to buy the television at the $999 price? twitter follower @JohnJohnson777 thought so, after Best Buy sent him an email advertising a Sony TV at a steep discount. But John found that

Best Buy, Toshiba Laptop Battery Life

December 4th, 2012

In June 2012, a California class action was filed against Best Buy and Toshiba claiming that they deceptively market the battery life of Toshiba laptop and notebook computers.  (Herron v. Best Buy Co., Inc. and Toshiba America Information System, Inc., Case No. 34-2012-126518, CA Superior Court, County of Sacramento) &nbs Not Exactly Best Buy

May 8th, 2012

Watch out for any site that uses a slightly altered version of a major vendor’s URL to try to seem more legitimate. The link in this shady-looking text message leads to a site that has already been taken down. is not the same thing as &nbs

Best Bets for Buying a Car or Truck

January 23rd, 2012

Over $10 billion a year is spent on advertising cars and trucks, which results in an endless stream of television, Internet, and print ads promoting the almighty auto. Some of the ads from the automakers are quite entertaining. Check out this one below: But as entertaining as ads like these might be, they provide little,

We Buy Ugly Houses

July 28th, 2017

Real estate investing franchise may deduct a pretty penny from the market value of your home.

August 1st, 2015

There’s more to these health product rankings than you might think.

Best Yet!

July 16th, 2013

Best Yet!, a line of cedar-oil-based products claiming to treat and prevent bed bugs and lice, agreed to enter into a settlement with the FTC over allegedly deceptive advertising claims that overhyped the effectiveness of Best Yet! products. According to the FTC, . . . the defendants falsely claimed that their natural, BEST Yet! bed

Don’t Let Some Ads Get the Best of Your Pet

January 27th, 2012

  The market for pet-related products has soared in the past decade.  The American Pet Products Association (APPA) estimates that the industry now generates over $50 billion in sales annually, an increase of nearly 80% in just the past ten years.  We love our dogs and cats and, uh, boa constrictors, and are committed to

INSIGNIA Power Banks

July 2nd, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Best Buy for allegedly falsely advertising the amount of power that INSIGNIA power banks have to transfer to other electronic devices by representing that the milliampere-hours (mAh) of the power banks is higher than it actually is. (Robinson et al v. Best Buy Co., Inc., Case

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