Free Offers at FYE Stores
Allegations: Failing to adequately disclose that customers who sign up for the free trials will be automatically enrolled in monthly subscriptions
April 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled..
November 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that FYE stores do not adequately inform shoppers who sign up for “free” VIP memberships and magazine subscriptions about material terms of the offers, including that those who sign up will be automatically enrolled in paid memberships and subscriptions at the end of the free trial. (Rovinelli et al v. Trans World Entertainment Corp. and Synapse Group, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-12377, D. Mass.)
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