August 2022: The Court preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. For more information, go to https://www.multistateenergysettlement.com/.

April 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Spark Energy for allegedly using a bait-and-switch marketing scheme by offering consumers an initial teaser rate for their electricity and a subsequent “variable market rate” without telling consumers that the variable rate is “substantially higher” than the teaser rate and does not actually fluctuate based on changes in the market. (Rolland v. Spark Energy, LLC, Case No. 17-cv-2680, D.N.J.)

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June 2019: This case was transferred from a court in Illinois to another in New Jersey where a similar case (Rolland v. Spark Energy) is pending. (Case No. 19-cv-14114, D.N.J.)…

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In December 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Spark Energy (a supplier of electricity and natural gas) for allegedly engaging in a deceptive bait-and-switch scheme. According to the complaint,…


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