Textbook Co. Hit With Suit Over School Kickbacks

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 3:28 PM EDT) -- A Michigan parent has lodged a class action against nationwide textbook provider MBS Direct LLC, claiming it offers illegal kickbacks to schools and universities that agree to make it their exclusive textbook provider while simultaneously charging more to students and parents.

Marshall Stalker, who purchased books from MBS for his child, filed the lawsuit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on behalf of those who have purchased textbooks from MBS or related service MBS Textbook Exchange Inc. from a school...
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