If you've bought chicken since 2009, you might be owed money. Here's how to collect
An email claims you could get money from a court settlement if you were overcharged for chicken.
Meghan Bragg, WCNC Charlotte (NC)
October 12, 2021
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Anyone who purchased chicken at the grocery store in the last decade might be owed some money.
An email circulating the internet in recent weeks claims you could get cash from a court settlement if you were overcharged for chicken between 2009 and 2020.
A WCNC Charlotte viewer sent an email to the VERIFY team asking if it's legit.
"I received an email from a claim administrator regarding a chicken products class-action settlement," she wrote. "Is this a valid lawsuit/settlement?"
The U.S. Department of Justice
The Broiler Chicken Antitrust litigation class-action lawsuit
This is true.
Yes, this is a legitimate settlement
WHAT WE FOUND ...
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