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Samsung agrees to be fined $9.8 million for misleading smartphone consumers

July 28, 2022


Samsung has been penalized by Australia for misleading consumers about water resistance of its Galaxy smartphones.

Australian Federal Court Justice Brendan Murphy has ordered Samsung Electronics Australia to pay 14 million Australian dollars ($9.8 million) within 30 days and an additional AU$200,000 ($140,000) for the cost incurred by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which started the investigation four years back.

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