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FTC Obtains Sweepstakes Sponsor Asset Freeze

September 20, 2018 In February of this year, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and Missouri State officials brought charges against a network of Kansas City area businesses (“Defendants”) which allegedly had used deceptive sweepstakes and other prize mailers to bilk consumers out of more than $100 million. The complaint alleges that Defendants sent prize notices …

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Federal Class Action Lawsuit Highlights Importance of Sweepstakes Lawyer

April 20, 2017 Last month, a federal district court in Detroit refused to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit filed against Dunham’s Athleisure Corporation (“Dunham’s”) concerning the regional sporting goods retailer’s sweepstakes sponsorship and marketing practices, reinforcing the importance of consulting an experienced sweepstakes lawyer when formulating and/or sponsoring a promotional contest or sweepstakes. How can a …

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Brewery and Beer Distributor Sued over Promotional Contest

March 23, 2017 A North Carolina woman has commenced legal action against Anheuser-Busch, LLC (“Anheuser-Busch”) and its North Carolina distributor, R.A. Jeffreys Distributing Company (“R.A. Jeffreys”), in connection with Anheuser-Busch’s “Natty Rewards” promotional contest and “Every Natty Has a Story” marketing campaign. How can well-drafted contest rules help protect sweepstakes and contest sponsors?

One More Reason to Call a Sweepstakes Lawyer

February 6, 2017 Last month, an Ohio federal district court refused to dismiss a putative class action lawsuit filed against Foot Levelers, Inc. (“Foot Levelers”) concerning the orthotics maker’s sweepstakes sponsorship and marketing practices, reinforcing the importance of consulting an experienced sweepstakes lawyer when formulating and/or sponsoring a promotional contest or sweepstakes. How can a …

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