In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Intelius for allegedly misleadingly displaying in large, bold font that the price of a search on its website is $0.95 without adequately disclosing that consumers who make purchases will be automatically enrolled in recurring monthly subscriptions that cost $29.95 a month. According to the complaint, the disclosure appears in much smaller font in a paragraph of text that is far away from the advertised $0.95 price. (Warnock et al v. PeopleConnect Inc. d/b/a Intelius
, Case No. 19-cv-0539, California State Court – San Luis Obispo)
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