Deceptive Trade Practice

Veterans Affairs Mortgage Lender Fraud Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating nine separate Veterans Affairs (VA) mortgage lenders for false representations made in promotional materials for their mortgage loan offerings. Advertisements for these lenders’ offerings frequently misstate the proposed credit terms, promoting credit rates that the lenders do not in fact intend to offer to consumers. Their advertisements also […]

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Prime Choice Funding, Inc. False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Prime Choice Funding, Inc. for false representations made in promotional materials for their mortgage loan offerings. Prime Choice primarily aims their deceptive marketing at active service members and veterans, insofar as the advertisements are for Veteran’s Affairs (VA) guaranteed mortgages. These advertisements frequently misstate the credit terms of […]

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Sovereign Lending Group, Inc. False Advertising Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Sovereign Lending, Inc. for false representations made in promotional materials for their mortgage loan offerings. Sovereign primarily aims their deceptive marketing at active service members and veterans, insofar as the advertisements are for Veteran’s Affairs (VA) guaranteed mortgages.  These advertisements frequently misstate the credit terms of their offerings, […]

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Entertainment Software Rating Board Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Electronic Software Rating Board (ESRB) for deceptive trade practices. The ESRB has rated NBA 2k20 “E for Everyone” despite the game’s use of gambling mechanics, including simulated slot machines, pachinko, and roulette. According to the review board’s criteria, simulated gambling mechanics can be expected in video games […]

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“Eco-Friendly” Yoga Mats Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating yoga mats which are deceptively marketed as being made of ‘eco-friendly’ materials. Laboratory testing by the Ecology Center found the following differences between what a yoga mat was purportedly made of and its actual material makeup: Yoga mats made out of polymer environment resin, labeled PER, were made […]

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Aveda Institute Deceptive Marketing and Unpaid Wages Investigation

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Update (10/9/2019): This Investigation is Now Closed and We Are No Longer Pursuing Action. Migliaccio and Rathod LLP is investigating claims involving the Aveda Institute’s deceptive marketing to prospective cosmetology students and failure to pay student employees for unpaid labor performed in its salons across the country, including in Washington D.C.  Enrollees report that they […]