April 2nd, 2019
February 2018: This action was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. November 2017: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against T-Mobile. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that T-Mobile deceptively advertises that customers will receive four telephone lines with unlimited minutes, text messages, and data for $100
February 27th, 2019
Class-action lawsuits allege that the mAh ratings of several portable chargers are greatly exaggerated.
August 30th, 2018
Experts weigh in on how to avoid being a victim of these latest campus scams.
May 31st, 2018
In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Netgear alleging that its all-in-one baby monitor Arlo Baby does not work as advertised. Plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly markets that consumers can stream video and audio from the baby monitors on other devices (such as computers, cellphones, and tablets) when, according to the complaint,
June 8th, 2017
Ringless robocall provider seeks an exemption from the FCC.
June 2nd, 2017
Company owner on the run after feds halt scam.
December 7th, 2016
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Mophie for allegedly falsely advertising that its Juice Pack Plus for iPhone 6/6s extends the battery life of devices when it actually damages the internal battery of the device. The lawsuit was filed in state court in October 2016 and transferred to federal court in December 2016.
August 5th, 2016
Ad industry self-regulatory body recommends changes to un-carrier’s unintelligible promotion.
December 15th, 2015
The reality of the free Google Star Wars virtual reality cardboard giveaway.
December 8th, 2015
Consumer groups call on federal agency to investigate marketing.
July 21st, 2015
A phone that is only “water resistant” under the right circumstances.
January 30th, 2015
When a promise of big savings goes up in a puff of smoke.
January 28th, 2015
Nation’s largest prepaid mobile provider settles charges it throttled customers.
April 28th, 2014
This ad could make it seem, to a reasonable consumer, that your family of four will pay only $160 a month for a phone plan that includes 10 GB of data. Here’s the catch: Unless you’re bringing your own phones to AT&T and plan on never getting a new phone, you probably won’t pay $160
April 21st, 2014
What you need to know about in-store tracking.
December 9th, 2013
Cyber scammers focus of effort.
April 30th, 2013
T-Mobile got slapped by the Washington State Attorney General for allegedly failing to disclose hidden early termination charges.
March 8th, 2013
Agency charges 29 with alleged scams.
September 28th, 2012
PrivacyStar is an app created for Android and Blackberry smart phones that provides privacy features such as call-blocking, caller lookup/ID services and the like.