Media: Power cable companies slapped with lawsuit in UK

British electricity consumers have launched a class-action lawsuit against three European cable producers, including NKT. The consumer allege that the companies have been inflating prices for a number of years.

NKT er blevet hevet i retten i Storbritannien. | Photo: NKT

Danish NKT, French Nexans and Italian Prysmyan are faced with a class-action lawsuit in the UK, writes Danish media Børsen on the basis of an article published by Reuters.

The lawsuit has been filed at a specialist court in London by a number of British electricity consumers alleging that they have been overcharged for cables delivered from 2001 onwards, supposedly affecting more than 30 million Brits throughout the years. According to Reuters, the lawsuit includes a demand for ”hundreds of millions of pounds in damages.”

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