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    Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    If you bought diamonds between January 1, 1994 & March 31, 2006 you might be able to be included in a $295 Million settlement against De Beers. The suit alleges price fixing. you can go to www.diamondsclassaction.com to get more info.



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Woo Hoo!!! I bought lots of bling, like the TO sized diamond earrings I wear around everyday!


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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    I blame them for the marital situation I am in now. Can I sue?



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    I blame them for the marital situation I am in now. Can I sue?
    Boy you better home she does not read this board.


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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Like most class actions, no one will really benefit other than the lawyers and they'll be able to retire.



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Cool! That just happened to be the time period when I proposed.


    ďAlso, I met a lot of Iowa State fans and I donít want to leave any of that behind.Ē - DARIUS DARKS on Staying a CLONE!!!


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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    I always thought it was common knowledge that DeBeers price fixed. They whole heartedly admit they only release a small portion of the diamonds that they get each year. Plus, they buy up just about every diamond mine they can find.

    But yeah, the only people who will benefit from this are the lawyers, they'll get rich and DeBeers will be able to raise the price even more using their payout of the suit as the reason.

    I guess things like food, electricity, water, natural gas, that stuff should be monitored for price fixing. Diamonds? Not something you really need. If you don't like the price, don't buy it.



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Shhhh. Every time someone files a claim it reduces my payout



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Bought the wife's engagement and wedding ring during that period!!!!!


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    Bought the wife's engagement ring a month before the deadline - sweet!


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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Wow. how much do you think Kobe paid?



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Woo Hoo!!! I bought lots of bling, like the TO sized diamond earrings I wear around everyday!
    They said diamonds, not cubic zirconium...


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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    Does this include the ring I bought my wife from the shady looking guy on the corner of 13th & Grand? I picked it up when I was getting some sweet corn and he gave me a handwritten receipt and everything.



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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    it says in the fine print that you don't have to even have receipt for it


    ďAlso, I met a lot of Iowa State fans and I donít want to leave any of that behind.Ē - DARIUS DARKS on Staying a CLONE!!!


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    Re: Class Action Settlement on Diamonds

    First of all, has anyone successfully gotten a return?

    Secondly, how can you get a return if they don't even ask for a receipt?


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