Consumer Protection

TD Bank-OneCoin Pyramid Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating TD Bank over allegations that it put consumers at risk by facilitating a fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme. Specifically, TD Bank appears to have failed to put a stop to wire transfers associated with “OneCoin” despite other similar financial institutions’ immediate identification of OneCoin as fraud and halt to OneCoin […]

Consumer Protection

Plexcoin, Stripe Cryptocurrency Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Stripe Inc. over allegations that it has put consumers at risk by failing to adequately assess risk and prevent, or subsequently mitigate fraud. Specifically, consumers have reported a pattern of unregulated and fraudulent dealings associated with cryptocurrency fraud sanctioned by Stripe’s lack of oversight, causing financial harm to […]

Consumer Protection

Frank Ocean Storefront blonded.co Fraud

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Frank Ocean-owned online store, blonded.co, for repeatedly failing to fulfill customer orders. Shoppers have been waiting months for their orders, which include clothing items and vinyl records, and have received little communication from the storefront. Comments on a subreddit post dedicated to the issue indicate that some have […]

Consumer Protection

Harris Jewelry Credit Scheme Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Harris Jewelry (also known as Harris Originals) for deceptively promoting and unlawfully operating a credit service called “the Harris Program.” Harris Jewelry operates stores near military installations and primarily caters to active duty servicemembers, with in-store merchandise matched to the local branch. Harris employees use this merchandise as […]

Consumer Protection

D.C. Amends Data Breach Notification Law

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In March, the Council of Washington D.C. signed into law the Security Breach Protection Amendment Act of 2019. An amendment to D.C.’s existing data breach law, this act broadens consumer protections in the event of a data breach event. For instance, the act expands the definition of “personal information” in relation to the data compromised […]

Consumer Protection

2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade Poor Nighttime Visibility

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the 2020 Kia Telluride and 2020 Hyundai Palisade for defectively designed headlights. Telluride and Palisade owners report dangerous nighttime driving conditions caused by black deflectors on the top and bottom of the headlight bulb that restrict forward and peripheral visibility. To remedy the situation, owners have had to […]

Consumer Protection

Savage x Fenty Deceptive Marketing Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Savage x Fenty for its use of deceptive marketing techniques that includes negative-option offers. When terms and conditions are made clear to the consumer, they could find themselves renewing products they otherwise thought were free to try, without opting into a subscription. The negative-option model sees consumers taking […]

Consumer Protection

MGM Resorts Data Breach Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating a data breach that affected approximately 10.7 million hotel guests. MGM realized a breach had occurred when it discovered unauthorized access to a cloud server. Affected guest information includes full names, phone numbers, addresses, emails, and dates of birth. Though the breach occurred last Summer 2018, accessed information […]