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Dell Strikes With Class Action Lawsuit Over Alienware Area 51-m R1 Component Upgrades by Timothy James, News Block (254K) In one word: Dell is facing a class action lawsuit over allegations that its Alienware Area 51-m R1 ads “intentionally misled and misled” buyers. The laptop is touted with unprecedented upgradability, but San Francisco plaintiff Robert Felter denies that claim. The Alienware Area 51-m R1 received many rave reviews upon its launch after the CES 2019…
Class action lawsuit filed against Dell for false advertising over Alienware laptop’s upgradeability Lawsuit claims Dell misled customers on the Alienware Area 51M R1’s key selling point. by Jorge Jimenez, Wes Fenlon, PC Gamer (152K) In a class action lawsuit filed in the US district court of Northern California, the owner of an Alienware Area 51M R1 gaming laptop alleges that Dell knowingly misled him with advertisements over the laptop’s “unprecedented upgradeability.” The 20-page complaint…
Dell hit with class-action lawsuit over Alienware Area 51-m R1 component upgrades Be careful how you use the word “unprecedented” by Rob Thubron, Techspot (184K) In a nutshell: Dell is facing a class-action lawsuit over allegations that ads for its Alienware Area 51-m R1 “intentionally misled and deceived” buyers. The laptop is promoted as featuring unprecedented upgradeability, but San Francisco-based plaintiff Robert Felter disputes that claim. The Alienware Area 51-m R1 received plenty of glowing
Alienware Sued For False Advertising Over Upgradeable Laptop That Wasn’t by Joel Hruska, ExtremeTech (227K) At CES 2019, Alienware made a surprising announcement. The company’s then-new Area-51m gaming laptop wouldn’t just be a typical boutique refresh. The new system could be upgraded in the future, in a manner and degree different than typical laptops. Then, about 16 months later, Alienware backtracked. Suddenly we were told that the Area-51m could only be upgraded with components…
Class Action Contends that Dell Gamed Consumers via Upgradeable Laptop by Christina Tabacco, Law Street (120K) A complaint filed on Wednesday seeks to “redress the greed” of Dell Technologies in connection with representations it made about its flagship gaming laptop, the Alienware Area 51M R1 (Area 51M R1). According to the plaintiff, Dell caused unsuspecting customers to overpay for the laptop based on the promise that certain core hardware components were fully upgradeable, when, in…
Dell Hit With Fraud Case Over Alienware Area-51m Upgrade Claims Focuses on “unprecedented upgradeability” by Andrew E. Freedman, Tom’s Hardware (149K) A California man has filed for a class action lawsuit against PC manufacturer Dell, claiming that the company “intentionally misled and deceived” buyers of its Alienware Area 51-m R1 gaming laptop, which was advertised to be more upgradeable than other gaming notebooks. The plaintiff, Robert Felter, who is based in San Francisco, alleges that…
More than a dozen paper companies and mills named in class action lawsuit The lawsuit alleges dangerous PFAS chemicals were allowed to leach into private wells and land – Local News by Vivien Leigh, News Center Maine (131K) More than a dozen paper mills and paper companies were named in an amended class-action lawsuit filed this week in Somerset County Superior Court. The lawsuit was first filed against Sappi North America in March on…
Big Things on the Horizon for IRS Whistleblowers How would you like to pay 15% less taxes? If everyone paid their fair share you could according to the IRS. A new report indicates that wealthy Americans withhold over $600 billion each year in taxes. Over the next decade the amount of unpaid taxes will exceed $7 trillion. (IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig claims that the so-called “tax gap” is $1 trillion per year) President Biden and…
Credit Union Employee with Information about Fraud? Employees of NCUA Insured Credit Unions Are Eligible for Cash Whistleblower Rewards Shreveport Louisiana is a sleepy little city. Not much happens there. So it was big news on April 13th, 2017 when the government showed up and changed the locks on the doors of the Shreveport Federal Credit Union.  Founded in 1956, for decades the credit union served thousands of families in northwest Louisiana. Typically the feds…
Did Uber Try to Pull Off a $6 Billion Tax Fraud? Never a week goes by where we don’t hear from an unhappy Uber or Uber Eats driver. Although we no longer accept Uber cases, we remain honored for having had the opportunity to represented so many wonderful men and women who drove for the company. That means we continue to stay atop of all things Uber. This week we report on a possible $6