Price-fixing class-action lawsuits could earn you a rebate

Consumers can seek $20 minimum reimbursement for certain electronics

Artur Debat/Getty Images

Artur Debat/Getty Images

If you bought electronics in Canada between 1999 and 2002, you can file for a minimum $20 rebate thanks to several class-action lawsuits involving price-fixing.

Anyone who purchased a product with DRAM (dynamic random access memory) can now file a claim for a minimum $20 reimbursement at—a website set up for Canadian consumers.

No receipt or proof of purchases is required to claim the minimum $20 compensation but “some documents might be required depending on the size of the claim,” according to the website. The deadline to file a claim is June 23, 2015.

Here’s the list of electronics eligible for the cash rebate:

  • Desktop computers
  • Laptop computers
  • Printers
  • DVD players
  • Personal digital assistants
  • Graphic cards
  • Personal video recorders (PVRs)
  • Digital video recorders
  • Video game consoles
  • MP3 players
  • Memory modules
  • Servers
  • Computer-based point-of-sale systems

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