U.S. futures regulators sued Chicago-based Pro Trading Course LLC and its principal on Wednesday, alleging they bilked unsuspecting investors out of nearly $1 million through false job ads and bogus training courses.
A proposed class action launched Friday in Florida accuses Delta Air Lines Inc. of misleading passengers about its contractual obligation to pay up to $3,300 in reimbursements for lost or delayed baggage.
Cablevision Systems Corp. sued Verizon Communications Inc. in New York federal court on Tuesday over a Verizon advertising campaign that Cablevision says makes intentionally false and misleading claims about the speed of its Internet service.
A New York federal judge on Monday awarded Yahoo Inc. $610 million in damages in its trademark infringement suit against scammers who used Yahoo marks to perpetuate an email lottery hoax.
A New York federal judge on Monday agreed to allow American Express Co. to arbitrate the claims of two plaintiffs in a putative class concerning allegedly unauthorized charges to their bank accounts from a private equity-owned consumer discount club service.
A California federal judge ruled Monday that a proposed class action alleging Chase Home Finance LLC and debt collection agency Commercial Recovery Systems Inc. pressured homeowners for mortgage payments after they lost their homes could not be certified because the homeowners lacked commonality.
A Bank of America Corp. home loan servicing division on Monday was hit with a putative class action in California federal court for allegedly charging mortgage loan borrowers unjustified penalty fees that eventually drove them into default.
An attorney for a California Ford buyer asked the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to revive a putative class action claiming Ford Motor Services Co. violated the state’s auto “lemon law” by selling extended warranties that overlapped with the original manufacturer’s warranty.
A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld a decision that the Great Expectations dating service's insurer is not on the hook to defend a suit accusing the service of using myriad deceptive sales practices and preying on the elderly.
Canada's privacy commissioner released guidelines Tuesday telling companies that track Internet activity in order to deliver tailored advertisements that they should not keep tabs on children's online activities or use tracking technologies that individuals can't turn off.
Attorneys general for some of the states hardest hit by the mortgage bubble are putting pressure on banks accused of deceptive loan servicing and on Congress to hold them accountable, with California, Nevada and Massachusetts announcing investigations Tuesday.
A top European Union official on Tuesday criticized the U.S. over its data protection policies, saying that while EU officials "are doing [their] job,” the U.S.' envisioned voluntary guidelines may impair the flow of data across the Atlantic.
Sunglass Hut Trading LLC and Lucky Brand Dungarees Stores Inc. were each hit with a putative class action Monday alleging they illegally required ZIP code information from consumers when purchasing goods, continuing a rash of California ZIP code litigation in recent months.
Crate & Barrel said Monday that Hartford Fire Insurance Co. must defend it in several privacy class actions over its collection of customers' ZIP codes, arguing in Illinois federal court that Hartford has all but admitted its obligation by agreeing to defend one of the cases.
An attorney for a California computer buyer asked the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to revive putative class action claims that Apple Inc. falsely advertised its iBook G4 laptops as durable and rugged while knowing that thousands had defective logic boards.
A California federal jury on Tuesday found that Pom Wonderful LLC hadn't proven advertising and labels on Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.'s pomegranate-cranberry juice drink duped consumers into purchasing a beverage that contained a only a trace amount of pomegranate juice.
Witnesses, including an attorney for a civil rights group, told federal lawmakers Tuesday they largely supported legislation that would create a nonprofit organization for the sharing of cyberthreat information between the government and private sector.
The Federal Trade Commission's Julie Brill said at a conference Tuesday that the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act remained vitally relevant in the Facebook age, but that reforms were necessary to ensure the statute remained effective as social media evolves.
A California appeals court on Monday upheld a lower court's decision to toss a putative class action accusing Nissan North America Inc. of breaching contracts by marketing and producing allegedly faulty odometers, finding that the car manufacturer complied with state laws.
Delaware consumers hit software developer Carrier IQ Inc. and several major wireless and technology companies, including Apple Inc. and AT&T Inc., with a potential class action Friday alleging a Carrier IQ application secretly collected a range of smartphone users’ personal data without permission.