Sony, Others Face Class Suits Over Phone Bill Cramming

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 4:13 PM EDT) -- A New York consumer hit Sony Corp. and two digital media retailers with a pair of putative class actions last week, alleging they billed customers of wireless carriers such as AT&T Inc. for music and other media downloads they didn’t make.

In two complaints filed Oct. 6, plaintiff Mark Smith accuses Sony, Dada Entertainment LLC and Flycell Inc. of conspiring to cram wireless customers’ bills with hidden and deceptive charges for media content they never authorized.

Dada and Flycell offer streaming music services, MP3 downloads, ringtones,...
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Case Title

Smith v. Sony Music Entertainment, LLC et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-07066

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

October 6, 2011


Case Title

Smith v. Sony Music Entertainment, LLC et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-07067

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Richard J. Holwell

Date Filed

October 6, 2011

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