Verizon Faces Class Action Over FiOS Bundling Charges

Law360, New York (July 1, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT) -- Verizon Communications Inc. is accused of reneging on promises of discounts and gifts for New Jersey customers who bought bundled FiOS phone, television and Internet service, according to a proposed class action removed Thursday to federal court.

Dr. Arno Mayer, a Princeton University historian, claims that two subsidiaries of the telecommunications giant have for years operated a fraudulent “bait-and-switch” operation to induce customers of its traditional landline or copper cable telephone service to switch to getting telephone, television and Internet services through FiOS, which the company...
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