Cashier puts customer purchases into plastic bags at a check-out counter in a Target store. (AP)

Target To Pay $4 Million In Overcharging Case Brought By Bay Area Counties

Target Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $4 million to settle a civil complaint filed in Marin County alleging the national retailer charged customers more than the advertised price for its merchandise.


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ConsumerWatch: Groupon Offers Settlement On Expired Deals

Groupon has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that the expiration dates on Groupon vouchers are illegal in states, such as California, which have strong consumer protection laws.



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