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If you bought a product at at brick-and-mortar Best Buy store in Connecticut between November 2001 and March 2007, you might be eligible for some cash back—cuz Best Buy might've ripped you off. A judge in CT recently ruled that the company has to pay the state $399,000 and fork over restitution to customers "to settle lawsuit claims that company lured people to in-store computer screens showing higher prices than its website," reports Business Week. "According to the complaint, customers would come to a store having obtained an item’s price on the Internet and be directed by sales staff to a kiosk to compare the in-store price with the online price. The customers pressed a key labeled “BestBuy.com,” thinking they were seeing the company website when they were viewing in-store prices, which were higher." [BW]