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Jan 15, 2014

Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case

WASHINGTON — Apple will refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents’ permission while playing on mobile apps, the government announced Wednesday. The Federal Trade Commission said Apple will make full refunds for any such in-app purchases made by kids while playing on […]

May 15, 2013

Speed camera firm refunding $27K in Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN — Police in Hagerstown say a speed camera contractor will refund more than $27,000 for about 800 speeding tickets because it failed to get its equipment inspected as often as state law requires. Police Chief Mark Holtzman said Wednesday that Brekford Corp. of Hanover will bear the full cost of the refunds. Holtzman says […]

Jun 21, 2011

Maryland to save $7M by refunding $550M in existing bonds

ANNAPOLIS — As the state prepares to issue $512 million in new bonds next month, it is also making preparations to reduce the state’s debt nearly $7 million by refunding as much as $550 million in existing bonds. Patti Konrad, director of debt management in Treasurer Nancy Kopp’s office, said it’s somewhat similar to refinancing […]

Apr 13, 2011

Feds want refunds for travelers when luggage arrives late

NEW YORK — You’ve already paid to check your bag on a flight. Then the airline loses it. You don’t even get your money back. The government wants to change that, tackling two of the biggest complaints about the air travel industry — poor service and the explosion of fees — at once. Major airlines, […]

Feb 6, 2011

Homeowners say they are owed $25M for fees by Anne Arundel County

Anne Arundel County and several thousand homeowners remain $17 million apart on the amount of money they believe the county owes in refunds and interest for impact fees collected between 1988 and 1996 but not spent or under contract. The county maintains that, at most, it owes a total of about $8.1 million; an attorney […]

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