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Apple Fined $2M for False Advertising After Shipping iPhones Without Chargers to Brazil

Apple has been slapped with a $2 million fine in Brazil for selling iPhones without a charger.

In addition to levying a hefty fine (10,546,442.48 Brazilian real), São Paulo-based consumer protection foundation Procon on Friday also accused Apple of misleading advertising, selling defective products, maintaining unfair contract terms, and not repairing a product still under warranty.

“Apple needs to understand that in Brazil there are solid laws and institutions for consumer protection,” Procon executive director Fernando Capez said in a statement. “It needs to respect these laws and these institutions.” Cupertino did not immediately respond to PCMag’s request for comment.

Read the source article at Entrepreneur

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