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Illegal Fees

New Orleans Illegal Parking Fees Class Action Settlement

People have sued the City of New Orleans and ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc. ACS State and Local Solutions, Inc. contracted with the City of New Orleans to collect fines associated with parking citations issued by the City of New Orleans.

Waste Away Group Deceptive Pricing Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit claims that Waste Away Group, Inc. engaged in improper pricing or contracting practices, including but not limited to, the methods of establishing its base-rate price increases, fuel surcharges, and environmental and administrative charges/fees in connection with its waste and/or recycling collection services.

Sprint Unauthorized Third-Party Service Fees Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit alleges that Sprint customers were charged for unauthorized third-party services on their wireless bills by companies providing services such as ringtones, wallpapers, and text message subscriptions for horoscopes and celebrity gossip. These services from other companies are referred to as Premium SMS or "PSMS."

American Psychological Association Illegal Fees Class Action Settlement

The lawsuits alleged that APA and APAPO engaged in unfair and deceptive practices by representing on annual dues statements and their website that payment of an annual “practice assessment” (or “special assessment”) was required for membership in APA, even though payment of the practice assessment was only required for membership in APAPO (the “APAPO Practice Assessment”).

Capital One Illegal Overdraft Fees Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit claims that Capital One posted debit card transactions in the order of highest to lowest dollar amount, which the case argues results in an increased number of overdraft fees assessed to customers.

eBay “Good ‘Til Cancelled” Illegal Fees Class Action Settlement

The case alleges that, for certain time periods, eBay did not properly explain that the Insertion Fees and Optional Feature Fees for GTC Listings would be charged on a recurring basis every 30 days, and eBay should not have charged sellers Insertion Fees and Optional Feature Fees for GTC Listings except at the time of the initial listing.

Tinder lawsuit alleges fraud
One Tinder user has brought a class action alleging that the recently enacted fee-for-service business model violates California law insofar as the users were promised a free service.  This action may have broad implications about how mobile application companies can charge for their services.
Ohio Camcar and Shamrock Tow Class Action Settlement

A settlement has been reached in an alleged class action lawsuit concerning whether Camcar, Inc. and Shamrock Towing, Inc.  charged administrative fees for towing not in accordance with Ohio law. 

AT&T Phone Bill Cramming Class Action Settlement

AT&T Mobility, LLC, has agreed to settle allegations that it charged mobile customers without their permission for third-party services like ringtones, wallpapers, and text message subscriptions for horoscopes, flirting tips, and celebrity gossip. 

Verizon Family SharePlan Illegal Charges Class Action Settlement

The lawsuit claims that Verizon Wireless improperly billed Family SharePlan customers whose plans provided for different per-minute rates for “after-allowance” minutes used by different phone lines, in violation of customer contracts and state and federal laws.

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