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After 4 long years in litigation, Plaintiffs have finally settled their lawsuit with NBC over premium text messaging charges. Having likely spent millions in legal fees, the settlement fairly well recites the law any first year associate could have noted: a free method of entry does not save a pay-to-play entry where you are paying …

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Today, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, Juan Luis Llamas was sentenced to prison for his role in what is being called a massive sweepstakes fraud scheme that bilked U.S. citizens out of millions. Llamas was sentenced to 11 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution of over $4 million, jointly with his …

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Winter 2009. Reebok, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, is hoping consumer recognition of its brand will translate to money in the bank. Reebok will run a “Find the Lost Logo” promotion during the NHL Winter Classic, where it will ask fans to find the hockey player who is not displaying the Reebok logo …

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