Avanquest Duped Customers With Rigged Software Tests: Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 3:48 PM EDT) -- Software developer Avanquest NA Inc. was hit with a putative class action in California federal court Tuesday accusing the company of tricking consumers into purchasing its products by programming its diagnostic testing software to always report that a customer's computer needs repair.

Avanquest customer Benson Worley alleges the company is conducting a fraudulent scheme to induce consumers into buying software, luring them in with promises of detecting and repairing a wide range of computer errors and then convincing them to pay ongoing subscription fees to continue...
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