Facebook Says Teens Have No Personal Claims In Game Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 2:46 PM EST) -- Facebook Inc. on Thursday said a proposed class action alleging the company improperly profited from game credits unknowingly purchased by minors with their parents' credit cards should be tossed because the minors want to recover money paid from their parents’ accounts but aren’t seeking a remedy of their own.

According to the suit, brought by two teenagers and their parents, the teens made initial $20 purchases of Facebook’s gaming and application currency, called Facebook credits, receiving permission to use the parents’ credit and debit cards to...
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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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