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October 6th, 2016

There’s a new phone scam in town.

AT&T’s Bait and Switch Tactics

June 9th, 2016

In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AT&T for allegedly using bait and switch tactics by advertising calling plans on the packaging of GoPhones that AT&T does not offer. The named plaintiff claims that, when he was activating the phone, AT&T informed him that it did not have the “10¢ per minute for

iPhone Trade-in

February 29th, 2016

Fine print discloses numerous conditions tied to new iPhone promotion.

Asurion’s Cell Phone Insurance for T-Mobile Customers

February 2nd, 2016

In November 2015, a federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Asurion and T-Mobile. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2006, alleged that Asurion misleadingly informed T-Mobile customers that cell phone insurance operated like any other insurance policy when such claims were actually not true because the word “deductible” in

$50 Target Gift Card

November 3rd, 2015

This free gift card offer could end up costing you more than you wanted to spend on a Beats product.

Samsung Galaxy S5

July 21st, 2015

A phone that is only “water resistant” under the right circumstances.

Security of Personal Information Store on iDevices

June 23rd, 2015

In March 2015, a federal judge, after considering a motion to dismiss and granting part of it, allowed false advertising claims to move forward in a class-action lawsuit filed against various marketers of Apple’s iDevices (i.e., iPhones, iPads, and iPods). The complaint alleges, among other things, that the marketing campaign misleadingly represented iDevices as secure

Cricket’s 4G/LTE Services

June 11th, 2015

December 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. May 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Cricket Wireless, LLC. The complaint, which was transferred to federal court in June 2015, alleges that the company misleadingly marketed phones as


April 13th, 2015

Class-action lawsuit takes a swipe at online dating app’s new policy to charge for unlimited likes.


April 9th, 2015

In March 2015, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Tinder, Inc. (an online dating application for mobile phones where users “swipe” their finger across the screen to either approve or pass on a potential match). According to the complaint, Tinder falsely markets its app as a “free online dating app” when, in reality,

Advertised Storage Capacity of Apple Devices

March 23rd, 2015

In February 2015, plaintiffs who filed a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Apple. Inc. voluntarily dismissed the case. The complaint, which was filed the same month, alleged that the company deceptively advertised the storage capacity for 8 GB and 16 GB iPhones, iPads, and iPods with the iOS 8 operating system. According to the complaint,

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