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In the wake of news that Apple Inc. is intentionally slowing the processing speeds of some older iPhones, the company has been hit with at least three class action lawsuits filed across the country.

Separate groups of plaintiffs lawyers sued Apple on Thursday in federal courts in California’s Northern and Central districts and the Northern District of Illinois.

“Apple’s decision to purposefully slowdown or throttle down these devices was undertaken to fraudulently induce consumers to purchase the latest iPhone versions of the iPhone 7, as well as new phones such as the iPhone 8 and iPhone X,” wrote the lawyers in the Illinois complaint.

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected] On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.

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