In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Amazon.com, LLC for allegedly falsely representing that consumers purchasing products through the website would not pay any additional fees when, according to plaintiffs, their accounts were automatically upgraded to the “Amazon Prime” membership resulting in consumers being charged the Amazon Prime membership fee without their permission or knowledge. (Makenna et al v. Amazon.com, LLC
, Case No. 17-cv-4412, N. D. CA.)
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