CLAYTON, Mo. (CN) – DirectBuy lures consumers to buy memberships with false promises of savings of 40 to 50 percent, a class action claims in St. Louis County Court. The class claims DirectBuy charges handling fees and freight charges which are actually disguised retail markups.
Named plaintiffs Tammy and Jerry Randall seek damages for deceptive trade and an injunction. They are represented by David Marcus with Graves, Bartle & Marcus of Kansas City, Mo.