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A significant development in the cryptocurrency industry occurred on Thursday when Alex Mashinsky, the founder and former CEO of the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency lender Celsius Network, was arrested and charged with multiple counts of fraud by a U.S. prosecutor in New York. Concurrently, Mashinsky and his company were sued by
As a tech mom, I know digital spaces aren't just about connecting with friends and family anymore. They've become venues for fierce competition and occasional controversies between technology behemoths. The latest in this saga is Twitter's move to potentially sue Meta Platforms over its new offering, Threads. According to Reuter's
According to Reuters, the artificial intelligence (AI) industry, a rapidly evolving technology frontier, has reached a significant juncture. Two new class-action lawsuits have been filed, challenging the industry's practices and raising critical questions about privacy rights, intellectual property, and the broader societal impact of AI. OpenAI, a leading research lab
In 2015, Walmart Inc. began noticing a disturbing pattern of scams involving their gift cards. Fraudsters were directing innocent victims to purchase Walmart gift cards, typically valued between $500 and $1,000, as part of a wider fraudulent scheme. Recognizing this, Walmart froze the balances of the implicated gift cards
Juul Labs, the company that makes Juul electronic vaping cigarettes and pods, has reached a $255 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed that Juul unlawfully marketed its products to minors under 18. As a mom, this is concerning because we want our kids to make healthy choices,
The total value of the settlements exceeded $63 billion. in product liability, consumer fraud, antitrust, and other cases. Do you know what's crazy? Every single year, there's a ton of money – we're talking millions – that no one claims in settlement funds. Often, it's just that folks don't know they've got
In a concerning turn of events, Cash App, a popular mobile payment application used by over 8 million users, has suffered a data breach that could potentially impact its user base. The breach occurred when a former employee downloaded reports containing personal information of Cash App's U.S. users. This
Roblox Corporation, the company behind the popular online gaming platform, has recently agreed to a $10 million settlement as part of a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed that the platform manipulated children by enabling them to make considerable purchases only to delete related content, apparently masked as content moderation.
🕑Deadline: August 3, 2023💵Without Proof: $25.00 - $150.00. With Proof: Up to $150,000 Recently, a $6,375,000 class action settlement involving Midwestern Pet Foods has been announced. Allegations were raised that this company sold pet food contaminated with dangerous bacteria, potentially resulting in illness and
In a world of ever-rising healthcare costs, some uplifting news recently emerged. A long-standing lawsuit against a major insulin manufacturer, Eli Lilly & Co., has finally seen a significant breakthrough. The six-year journey of this complex litigation has led to a proposed class settlement that could bring substantial relief to millions
This action is part of a more extensive $8.9 billion effort by the multinational corporation to settle claims suggesting that its talc-based Baby Powder and other products have caused cancer in consumers. In recent events, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has earmarked $400 million to resolve US state consumer protection
Johnson & Johnson, the multinational medical and pharmaceutical giant, announced this week that it would pay $8.9 billion offer to settle approximately 60,000 claimants for its talc-related lawsuits. The claimants had alleged that the talc present in the company's iconic Baby Powder and other products caused cancer. If approved,
Herbalife, a multilevel marketing company for nutrition, supplements, and personal care products, has agreed to a $12.5 million settlement to resolve a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit accused Herbalife of misrepresenting the value of attending its U.S. events, influencing distributors to spend money on these events under the
The world of exclusive prep schools is no stranger to scandal. Still, the latest allegations against New York City's prestigious Horace Mann School have sent ripples through the education community. The lawsuit, filed by a former assistant at a prominent tech company, alleges that the school accepted a $1 million