Apple and AT&T reportedly sending out $40 checks for those who purchased original 3G iPad

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In 2010, when Apple’s then CEO Steve Jobs officially unveiled the 3G iPad, he did so with a $29.99 unlimited data plan from AT&T. Soon after, that plan went away, and the lawsuits started coming in.

Apple officially unveiled the 3G iPad in late April, 2010. At the time, the new tablet came with a $29.99 per month unlimited data plan from AT&T, which probably helped the device take off. Unfortunately for those who purchased the tablet, especially because of that connected plan, AT&T decided to kill it, leaving many to the wind. As one would imagine, many angry lawsuits started filing in, well after the fact, claiming a “bait and switch” scenario.

In September of 2013, Apple settled along with AT&T, and agreed to pay $40 to all the customers that were affected by the situation. Now, fast forward to July 2014, and we’ve got the first report of a $40 check appearing after the companies began sending them out late last week, courtesy of a report published by 9to5Mac.

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The image above is that of the included letter, with the check. Have you received a check yet, if you purchased the original 3G iPad?

[via 9to5Mac]