Attorneys at Cafferty Clobes Meriwether & Sprengel LLP (“CCMS”) filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, Inc. on behalf of consumers who have been damaged by Apple’s perpetuation of, and profiting from, Apple App Store and iTunes gift card scams.
Scammers trick victims into purchasing App Store or iTunes gift cards and providing the codes on the back of the cards. The scammers either resell the codes at a significant discount or use them to make purchases from the App Store or iTunes. Regardless of who ultimately redeems the gift cards, Apple collects a 30% commission on all purchases made with the funds from fraudulently obtained gift cards. Continue reading