According to the Examiner, a federal class action lawsuit is in progress against videogame developer and publisher SquareEnix. The suit claims that the company deceived 100,000 customers by not being clear about service fees and penalties.
Here is a small section from the Examiner:
Plaintiff Esther Leong of San Francisco stated that Square Enix lied about monthly fees for Final Fantasy XI. The case claims that Square Enix concealed its montly fees, penalties for late fees, interest, and restrictions, and several other payment fees that weren’t detailed during the signing up phase.
The class action suit is seeking damages of more than $5 million, ranging from unfair business practices to false advertising..
Also linked to the Examiner’s website is the court filing.