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Apple issuing iPhone 4 'antennagate' settlement checks, owners start to receive $15 checks

Checks in the 'antennagate' scandal start to be issued

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Apr 23, 2013 9:01 pm

Apple's "antennagate" scandal has almost come to a close. Owners of iPhone 4 devices have started to receive their $15 check from Apple, their portion of the settlement fund. The checks are being issued to those owners who did not receive a free bumper for the defective iPhone 4.

 

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The check must be cashed before the date listed, which appears to be 90 days out from the date of issue. For those who didn't submit a claim, you appear to be out of luck. If you miss cashing the check in time, you're also out of luck as Apple will not reissue the check.

 

The settlement was a total of $53 million, though lawyers got their hands on $16 million of it. The settlement found that Apple misrepresented and concealed material information about the iPhone 4, particularly the antenna and reception quality.

NEWS SOURCES:9to5mac.com

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