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Civil Litigation

Jun. 17, 2024

Movie ticket seller accused of tacking on junk fees

The putative class action was filed weeks before a new law prohibiting the imposition of junk fees is set to take effect.

A putative class action accuses Fandango, the online movie ticket seller, of adding surprise junk fees when customers proceed to check out.

Dovel & Luner's attorneys filed the complaint June 11, eight months after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 478, which makes it illegal to offer a good or service without including all the mandatory fees except for tax and shipping. The plaintiff does not assert a violation of that statute, as SB 478 goes into effect July 1, but th...

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