Facebook Calls Parent's Suit Over Game Credits Bogus

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. on Thursday called for a California federal court to toss a putative class action accusing the company of improperly profiting from game credits unknowingly purchased by minors, arguing the plaintiff's son has benefited from the credits and has not rejected the terms of the purchases.

The teenager made a $20 purchase of the company's gaming and application currency, called Facebook credits, receiving permission from his mother and using her credit card to complete the sale, according to the suit.

Subsequently, without any notice that...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bohannon v. Facebook, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Beth Labson Freeman

Date Filed

April 17, 2012

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