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Suit attacking Super Bowl ticket policies meets court defeat

Jan. 9, 2019 1:47 PM EST

Super Bowl tickets don't figure to get any easier to come by — or any cheaper, probably — after a court ruling Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by a fan against the National Football League. New Jersey's Supreme Court ruled that the NFL didn't violate state consumer fraud laws with its ticketing...

Minnesota attorney general files fraud suit against Comcast

Dec. 21, 2018 3:47 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's attorney general sued Comcast/Xfinity on Friday, alleging that the company has overcharged thousands of consumers for cable TV packages, charged them for unordered equipment and services, and failed to deliver on promised Visa gift cards. Attorney General Lori Swanson...

The Latest: Comcast says facts don't support Minnesota suit

Dec. 21, 2018 2:58 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson's lawsuit against Comcast (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Cable and internet provider Comcast is defending itself against a consumer fraud lawsuit filed by Minnesota's attorney general. The lawsuit filed Friday alleges that the...

Consumer groups allege Google misleads kids in FTC complaint

Dec. 19, 2018 12:31 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly two dozen consumer, privacy and public health groups are urging U.S. regulators to investigate whether children are being endangered by deceptive apps in Google's app store for smartphones running on its Android software. The 102-page complaint filed Wednesday with the Federal...