Posts Tagged ‘gift cards’

Apple sued over iTunes gift cards

June 28, 2009

“An Illinois couple has filed a class-action lawsuit against Apple for deceptive advertising and breach of contract over iTunes gift cards that advertised 99-cent music downloads despite a price hike to $1.29 on certain songs.”

…When it increased its prices but kept that wording on its iTunes gift cards, Apple “knowingly and fraudulently misrepresented, concealed, omitted, and/or suppressed the cost to purchase individual songs from its iTunes Internet Web site,” according to the suit, which was filed on Wednesday in Illinois District Court.”


TD Bank sued for gift card dormancy fee

February 17, 2009

Toronto-Dominion Bank and related entities are being sued in New Jersey state court on a class action basis, for allegedly deceptive practices when they issue gift cards.  Despite the clear “Good Thru Date” stamp on the gift cards, the gift card agreement fine print allows the bank to charge a “dormancy”  fee if the card is used after a certain date but before the “Good Thru Date” stamp.

Complaint courtesy Courthousenews

Lawsuit: Foot Locker won’t redeem gift cards for cash

December 29, 2008

A class action lawsuit was filed against the shoe retailer in San Bernardino Superior Court because allegedly they refuse to redeem gift cards that fall below ten dollars.  The plaintiff claims that California state law requires that a person or entity must redeem a gift card for cash when the card value is ten dollars or less.

I didn’t know that!

Complaint courtesy Courthousenews