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Deceptive Advertising

This class action alleges that Digital River and Symantec violated consumer protection laws and common law by charging customers for Extended Download Service or Norton Download Insurance (the ability to re-download software they had purchased) without disclosing that free ways existed to re-download. 

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Big Heart Pet Brands, and specifically its product Meow Mix, are the target of a class action suit that alleges overseas slave labor practices are imposed in the production of its cat food. The complaint details horrific conditions under which the seafood is caught and processed for mass manufacturing.

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This class action alleges that DraftKings, which hosts online fantasy sports contests, promises “free bonuses” that are not only not free but are virtually impossible to obtain. 

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This lawsuit alleges that TINDER deceptively advertised its online dating  “app” in two ways.  First, it advertised its services as free but then required a $2.99 monthly payment for unlimited swipes.  Then Tinder upped the monthly fee to $19.99 but also debited consumers accounts the additional $2.99. 

Weber BBQ Sauce

This class action alleges that Weber BBQ Sauce, a product of ACH Foods, is not “all natural” as advertised because it contains caramel coloring. 

This class action alleges that Tom's of Maine violated state consumer protection laws by calling its products "natural" when those products contained xylitol, sodium lauryl sulfate, propylene glycol, poloxamer 335, aluminum chlorohydrate and/or titanium dioxide. 

This Lawsuit alleges certain products have been falsely labeled "100% natural," "All Natural," or "Nothing Artificial;" where in fact those products contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Kashi denies any false advertising. Kashi has agreed to a monetary settlement, as well as removing the "All Natural" label from their products containing GMOs.

This class action investigation focuses on pricing practices at factory outlet or discount retail stores in California, where state consumer laws provide protections against merchandisers using alleged prior high false or “fake” prices on item labels.

The lawsuit alleges that Templeton Rye Spirits used deceptive marketing by labeling their Templeton Rye Whiskey as "Small Batch" and "Made in Iowa". In actuality it is distilled in the State of Indiana. Apparently, evidence also exists that the whiskey is not made in small batches.

The lawsuit alleges that Anheuser-Busch misrepresented to consumers that Beck's Beer is brewed in and imported from Germany. Plaintiffs allege that these beers are in fact domestically brewed but priced as a premium imported beer. 

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