Duke Energy Class Action Settlement Ohio Only

Class Eligibility

The Class consists of all residential and business (non-residential) ratepayers who received retail electric generation service from Duke Energy Corp. and/or Cinergy Corp. or their subsidiaries/affiliates at any time between January 1, 2005, and December 31, 2008 in the CG&E/Duke Energy Ohio electric service territory and who did not receive rebates under the side agreements.

Estimated Amount


It may be less or more depending on the number of valid claims submitted

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

nthony Williams, et al. v. Duke Energy International, Inc. et al

Case No. 1:08-cv-00046
Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division

Case Summary

According to the plaintiffs between 2005 to 2008 the defendants unlawfully paid rebates through an affiliate to multiple commercial customers as a result of separate side agreements. according to the plaintiffs Duke violated two federal statutes, the Robinson-Patman Act and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, and a state statute, Ohio’s Pattern of Corrupt Activity Act. The plaintiffs also assert common-law claims for fraud and civil conspiracy.

The defendants deny these allegations

Settlement Pool





Williams v. Duke Energy

c/o GCG

PO Box 10092

Dublin, OH 43017-6692