Hobby Lobby To Fork Over $220K In NY Deceptive Ad Row

Law360, New York (June 12, 2014, 3:06 PM EDT) -- New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said on Thursday that his office has reached a $223,600 deal with Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. to settle charges the retailer deceptively advertised never-ending sale prices for certain products, tricking customers into thinking they were receiving hefty discounts, when in fact they were actually paying full price.

The craft retailer, whose name has been splashed across headlines for months as one of the chief opponents to the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate, has agreed to change its advertising practices, contribute $138,600 in supplies to public schools in upstate New York and pay $85,000 in...

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