ACCC files case against Grays e-commerce for misleading claims

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed a case in Federal Court of Australia against Grays eCommerce Group Limited (Grays) – an online auction platform for selling automobiles, heavy machinery, real estate, spirits etc., over false or misleading descriptions about the cars sold through its auction. According to ACCC, Grays, from July, 2020 to June, 2022 made false representations, inter alia, about the make, model, features or undisclosed obvious faults with the cars, for which Grays is liable to pay $10 million penalty.