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Discounts on Samsonite Luggage

April 9th, 2019

April 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-639, S. D. CA.) February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Samsonite Company Stores for allegedly advertising fake sales on its luggage and travel accessories sold at outlet stores by comparing a “sale” price to a fabricated “regular” price to


World OutGames Miami 2017

January 24th, 2019

2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. Click here and here to see the dismissal orders. 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed regarding the marketing for the World OutGames Miami 2017 event. The complaint alleges that the marketers misleadingly continued to promote the 10-day event with sporting events,


Trip Insurance from United Airlines

November 19th, 2018

In September 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against United Airlines for allegedly deceptively marketing trip insurance on its flights. Specifically, the complaint claims that the airline misleadingly represents that the insurance is offered by Travel Guard Group and the money from the policies goes to the insurance company without disclosing that the airline gets


Trip Insurance Policies from American Airlines

October 19th, 2018

In 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against American Airlines for allegedly misleadingly marketing trip insurance policies (that protect customers if their travel plans change) as being sold by a third party, Allianz Global Assistance, when the insurance policies are, according to plaintiffs, actually sold by American Airlines, which receives a profit each


Ad Watchdog TINA.org Files FTC Complaint Against Energy Supplier Stream Energy Deceptively Marketing Business Opportunity

September 12th, 2018

MADISON, CONN. September 12, 2018 – Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has filed a deceptive advertising complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Texas Attorney General against Stream Gas & Electric, Ltd., a Texas-based energy reseller and multi-level marketing company. TINA.org investigated Stream and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive


Summary of Action

September 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Stream Gas & Electric, Ltd. (“Stream”), a Texas-based multi-level marketing company that resells electricity and gas to customers, as well as wireless phone and personal protective services, and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, TINA.org’s investigation revealed that Stream and its distributors are using a plethora of


Société Air France’s Premium Economy Seats

August 7th, 2018

June 2018: The claims against Air France were voluntarily dismissed while the claims against Société Air France remain pending. March 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Société Air France and Air France for allegedly falsely representing that seats in the Premium Economy cabin provide travelers with 40% more space than seats in the economy


British Airways Executive Club

June 27th, 2018

May 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve this case. According to the settlement terms, British Airways agreed to automatically place Avios (the frequent flyer miles members redeem for an award ticket to travel) into the accounts of class members who are still active members of the frequent flier program


Summary of Action

June 14th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Team National, Inc., a Florida-based multi-level marketing company that sells discounts for a variety of third-party products and services, and found that the company and its distributors are engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, TINA.org’s investigation revealed that Team National and its distributors are using a plethora of deceptive, atypical, and unsubstantiated income claims


American Express Prepaid Gift Cards

June 6th, 2018

December 2017: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision finding that the district court did not abuse its discretion in approving it. To read the full decision, click here. March 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement in which class members may receive a cash award of


Charles P. Rogers

June 1st, 2018

Discerning the difference between an antique and an antique finish.


Digital Altitude Income Claims Database

February 20th, 2018

A TINA.org investigation has cataloged over 100 instances in which Digital Altitude/Aspire and/or its distributors have made or referenced unusual earnings claims that lack appropriate legal disclosures. *TINA.org has shortened the length of some videos in the database in order to pinpoint the income claim(s). Read about the FTC’s case against Digital Altitude here. Aspire



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