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Offline Jason

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Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« on: November 09, 2021, 11:49:50 am »
A bunch of law firms reached a settlement with some Lithium-Ion battery manufacturers for price-fixing. Even without a receipt, you can get $20 for having purchased certain devices with that type of battery or a battery alone. Most portable devices nowadays and then used Li-Ion batteries, including cellphones and laptops. It's an easy $20.

Fill out the form here.
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2021, 11:23:40 pm »
Looks like phishing scam to me.  They get your name, address, phone, and email, all of which are automatically verified to be real when you deposit their eTransfer.

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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2021, 12:11:54 am »
Looks like phishing scam to me.  They get your name, address, phone, and email, all of which are automatically verified to be real when you deposit their eTransfer.

You should know me better than think I'd fall for a phishing scam. :)

https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/21-3-million-class-action-183000512.html

And you don't get all that information from an eTransfer not to mention there's a $5 minimum to send one! That'd be an expensive scam!
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2021, 05:39:56 am »
Thanks Jason for the tip about the class action for lithium batteries. I thought maybe I had already applied for the class action but I could not find any email about it, so I applied again, anyways.

I am still waiting on my class action payment for the Microsoft OS class action lawsuit.
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2021, 12:47:43 pm »
I am still waiting on my class action payment for the Microsoft OS class action lawsuit.

I don't think I've heard about that one. I applied for the Yahoo one, too, and haven't heard back.
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2022, 09:59:26 pm »
They're paying out. I haven't received it yet but I see no reason for them to lie to me. Easy $20. :) If you hadn't already applied to be in it, it's too late, though. I just wanted to show you guys that it was legit.

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Your $20.00 Undocumented Claim in the Canadian Lithium Ion Batteries class action is approved.  This is an advance notification that your payment will be issued via Interac e-Transfer very shortly.  If you do not have auto deposit set up with your financial institution, you will require a security answer to complete the Interac e-Transfer transaction.

https://www.batteriessettlement.ca/
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2022, 06:43:47 am »
I applied for the class action payout but so far I  haven't had any email about a cheque being sent to me. :-(
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2022, 03:53:34 pm »
Stupid question but did you check all your email addresses and spam folders? I don't believe they're sending it via check, eTransfer only. The email address you signed up for has to match your bank email address, too. Strangely, despite the email I got, I haven't received it yet but I think I know why. I'm sending them an email to find out what's going on.
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2022, 03:56:50 pm »
Oh, I checked again and I see they did have the choice of cheque or eTransfer. Since I didn't get the email until March 31st, maybe they just hadn't sent it out right away. I know mailing something across Peterborough can take a week. I have no idea where this cheque is coming from!
« Last Edit: April 14, 2022, 04:11:07 pm by Jason »
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2022, 07:20:41 pm »
I sent them an email with the claim number that they provided in an email to me.
I asked for an update on the payment of my Claim.
It will cost $2 if you want payment by cheque, according to the webpage.
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2022, 03:42:48 pm »
They might have sent the money to me by mistake Bill, but it arrived in the oddest way. I was raking some leaves off a garden in the back, and there was a twenty dollar bill!

Weird eh?
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2022, 09:00:42 pm »
Really? You got da' magical touch, man!
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2022, 07:45:14 am »
Buster, I wonder if last fall, when you racked the leaves from your lawn, if there might have been more $20 bills that you didn't notice.  ;)


They might have sent the money to me by mistake Bill, but it arrived in the oddest way. I was raking some leaves off a garden in the back, and there was a twenty dollar bill!

Weird eh?
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2022, 11:48:34 am »
If you find more than one $20 bill, you have to enter the total amount you found on line 324 of your income tax form, and found twenties are highly taxed. I'm happy with just one. I was taught not to be a greedy person.
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Re: Get $20 from a Li-Ion class action
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2022, 09:52:11 am »
I received my $20 via eTransfer on Friday. :) If only there were enough of these class actions to live on. One time to love lawyers! :)
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