ADT Agrees To End Alarm Hackability Suits With Settlement

Law360, New York (January 24, 2017, 9:28 PM EST) -- ADT LLC has reached an undisclosed settlement with groups of device owners in five separate proposed class actions who allege the home security company deceived consumers about the efficiency of its devices and their vulnerability to hacking, a California federal court filing said Tuesday.

The home security company was facing claims by consumers in Illinois, Arizona, Florida and California, with claims in the latter state filed by Michael Edenborough in March alleging ADT violated California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act, Unfair Competition Law and fraudulently hid material information from consumers about the hackability of its devices.

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