The warning comes more than a month after Samsung was hit with a
federal class-action lawsuit by customers who said their machines
had exploded during use.
Customers in Texas, Georgia and Indiana all said they were washing
clothes when they heard a violent boom. A washer belonging to a
McAllen, Texas, woman “exploded with such ferocity that it
penetrated the interior wall of her garage,” according to court
filings. A woman in Dallas, Georgia, said it felt and sounded as
if “a bomb went off.”
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in New Jersey, references
similar reports collected by local news and filed online with
regulators. It also claims Samsung “has moved aggressively to
collect and destroy all evidence of the defective machines” after
It’s the lawsuit filed by these people claiming their washing machines exploded that claims Samsung “has moved aggressively to collect and destroy all evidence of the defective machines”, not the Consumer Product Safety Commission, but that’s a pretty serious allegation. Rough month for Samsung.