More and more people in Southern Colorado are getting emails from online book retailers, saying they are getting money back.
11 News is hearing from a lot of people who are worried it's a scam, but it is legitimate.
These emails are coming from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other ebook retailers.
The amount depends on which books you bought and how many.
The email lets you know you have a credit on your account. Some people could also get a check in the mail, depending on the retailer.
This is all because of a settlement with five large publishing companies, who were accused of inflating prices for ebooks.
This only applies to people who bought an ebook between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012.
Consumers in Colorado are getting back $3.7 million from online book retailers.
The credits and checks are only good until March 31, 2015.
Something important to point out, the email does not ask for your passwords or any personal information.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus