Depot settles lawsuit

13 September 2007 — Delray Beach (FL): Office Depot has settled a lawsuit, concerning checkout scanners overcharging customers, by paying $2.3 million.

Although Depot has not admitted to doing anything wrong by settling, the retailer has agreed to take part in a price check programme across California, as the lawsuit was filed in Sonoma County.

 

The company will also offer customers $5 coupons or $5 refunds to customers that were overcharged.