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Customers eligible for refunds from online electronics

MADISON (WKOW) -- If you bought electronics from some online companies based in New York, you may be eligible for a refund.

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said today the refund program is part of a settlement reached between the New York Attorney General’s Office and seven Internet electronics dealers:  Best Price Camera, Foto Connection, 1 Way Photo, 86th Street Photo, Broadway Photo, LLC., Camera Wiz and Sonic Photo.

The companies used different names to sell products.  The Attorney General's office provides a list of business names at this web site:

http://www.doj.state.wi.us/news/files/List-RelatedEntities.pdf.

Van Hollen says the companies used “bait-and-switch;" fake consumer testimonials; shipment of unordered merchandise; refusal to honor refund requests; and the imposition of undisclosed fees.

The companies must pay a total of $665,000. 

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