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:
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.