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Google Class Action Lawsuit Sent Me a Check!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by englandrm, Jul 12, 2012.

  1. englandrm

    englandrm Senior Member

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    Anyone else get a check in the mail? Didn't even know I was a part of it. A whole $3.30.
     
  2. theadultsplayground

    theadultsplayground BANNED BANNED

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    Yeah I got three of these in the mail today. They don't even look like normal checks. A whole whopping $1.90 :)
     
  3. lanbo

    lanbo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Was it sent from google?
     
  4. Narrator

    Narrator Power Member

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    I got $0.37 and threw it away.
     
  5. kideze

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    a penny saved is a penny earned, you better jump in the trash and go get that :D
     
  6. axus_auto

    axus_auto Power Member

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    I don't believe until you provide screenshots of your Google check.
     
  7. redclover

    redclover BANNED BANNED

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    So who signed the check? Matt Cutts? :icecream1
     
  8. blackpirate

    blackpirate Newbie

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    I got $1.68
     
  9. Techxan

    Techxan Elite Member

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    Lucky you! I got a penny, a check for 0.01.

    I don't know whether to keep it for chuckles or cash it and make them spend the resources to process it.
     
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  10. ja1myn

    ja1myn Senior Member

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    What was it for? The lawsuit.
     
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    Man, they are getting sued be everyone for everything. Which suit was this for? You got $3.30, the lawyers got hundreds of millions. :) Tort Reform anyone?
     
  12. sheep123

    sheep123 Junior Member

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    LMFAO The big G was Owned
     
  13. deviatus

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    Someone post a pic...
     
  14. englandrm

    englandrm Senior Member

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    The check is not from Google, but from the law firm. Search for "Hanson vs Google", and you'll see it.

    The letter was the size of a post card and was sent folded in half. The check is about 1/3 of the one side. Its really not that exciting of a pic.
     
  15. Murdoch1337

    Murdoch1337 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    lol thats hilarious. I wonder if I'll get a cheque too.

    I was using adwords back then and probably got slightly ripped off as well. lol
     
  16. raidel21

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    I got a phat check for $6.05..lol

    Its signed by Dennis A.

    Its for the class action lawsuit CLRB Hanson LLC et al v. Google

    I still remember when google buzz sent me an email asking if I wanted to sign up to be included,
    I quickly applied thinking I was gonna get paid...Oh well, guess Google just bought me a pack of Newports...thanks G..
     
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    haha i read this and went to check the mail and I got one too, $2.71 cents, BOO-YAH! Don't understand how they came up with the money amount, if they got sued for charging 120% of the daily budget, shouldn't we get 20% back? cause I spent like 6 grand a month for 2 months in the time the lawsuit is referring too, and only got $2 back, sick thanks settlement fund, such a great settlement.

    Some people are saying they signed up for the lawsuit, I didn't, I didn't even know about it until I just read this post, did other people get one who didn't sign up?
     
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    I got the same check for a whopping 11 cents... I'm sure a huge portion of these less than dollar checks will never be deposited, leaving them with an even bigger share.
     
  19. mrsix

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    i got 21.68 :D
     
  20. elitesystem

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    Its beer time for you :) some good beer!