Consumers Reinforce Claims Of Fraud At The Pump

Law360, New York (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Gas consumers across the United States' warmer regions stepped up their crusade against so-called hot fuel Monday when they filed a new 143-page, 39-count complaint in the multidistrict action now consolidated in Kansas.

They based their claims against a laundry list of gasoline marketing companies and of gas station and truck stop operators on broad allegations of fraudulent concealment, breaches of contract and of warranty, unjust enrichment, civil conspiracy and fraudulent and negligent misrepresentation as well as on 23 states' and Guam's consumer protection laws....
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