Collectibles site Bigreds.com filed a lawsuit against Yahoo in the US District Court in the Eastern District of New York over the Overture affiliate click fraud allegation. Court order shows that Bigreds has shown their belief that a lucrative affiliate program was run over by Overture led to the alleged click fraud. Bigred alleged that affiliates earned up to 12 percent commission per click, with Bigreds sometimes paying over $3 per click.
Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filled Against Money Gram International Securities Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against MoneyGram International
A securities class action lawsuit is filled against MoneyGram International, in the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, for alleged violation of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The other charges include issuing a series of material misrepresentations to the market which had the effect of artificially inflating the market price. The class period, covered by the settlement, is from January 24, 2007 through January 14, 2008.
Sacramento County Superior Court has approved the settlement of the class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor Co. in California, today. Judge David De Alba, has approved the settlement that covers 800,000 Ford Explorer owners whose vehicles were alleged to have lost value because of a perceived danger of roll-over. The lawsuit covers areas like Connecticut, Illinois and Texas, other than California, itself.
The US Justice Department has accused famous actor Wesley Snipes of misdeameanor for failing to pay taxes (over 15 million dollars). The prosecutors are trying to seek a three-year prison term and five-million dollar fine for Mr. Snipes. A statement, from the US Department of Justice reveals that Mr. Snipes had engaged in a campaign of criminal tax conduct, combining “brazen defiance with insidious concealment”.
A share holder class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court against Global Cash Access Holdings Inc., on behalf of all who purchased or acquired shares of Global common stock pursuant to or traceable to the Company’s September 22, 2005 Initial Public Offering. The charge includes violation of the Securities Act of 1933.
In an interview with KCCI-TV , the Microsoft officials said that almost all the refund checks have already been mailed, regarding the Class Action settlement case. The checks and vouchers are likely to be mailed in the next few weeks.
The lawsuit against the Maplewood based manufacturer 3M Co. was raised up to the status of the class action lawsuit in Ramsey County court, today. The lawsuit, filed three years ago, includes charges of age-discrimination against the company. The charge, the lawsuit brings, accuses the company of favoring the younger employees in terms of promotion, training, payment and at the same time ignoring the older employees, specifically, those above 45, confirmed sources. Thus the company is accused of step- motherly attitude towards the older workers. Michael Lieder, an attorney, for the plaintiffs, says such behavior creates a major problem for the work culture in the country.
The former President and Defense Minister of Bolivia, residing in US now, have been accused in the federal law court for charges of being responsible for the death of 67 civilians at protests in 2003. The group of the Bolivians, suing the two ministers in the federal court, are hopeful of getting justice. Former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, lives in exile in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and former defense minister Jose Carlos Sanchez Berzain, is now a resident of Key Biscayne, Florida.
Pope Benedict finally confesses that he is deeply ashamed over the conduct of the priests regarding the sex scandal that has torn the church. He confessed on his way to USA, on his official papal visit. He also expressed his deep concern over the whole issue.
The General Motors settles lawsuit over the use of the coolant Dex Cool, which may effect the 1995 and 2004 model. GM faced allegations like: (i) Dex-Cool in the vehicles listed in the Notice caused problems with the vehicles’ engines or cooling systems, and (ii) that certain engine components, such as the nylon/silicone lower intake manifold gaskets installed in certain vehicles, among others. You are included in this proposed settlement if you own or lease or previously owned or leased any of the specified repairs related to the use of Dex-cool. Read below for details.
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