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Green Dot Prepaid Debit Card and Walmart MoneyCard Service Disruption Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Green Dot has agreed to settle a class action about a longer-than-anticipated service disruption at some times during the period of May 15-22, 2016. The complaint alleges that some holders of Green Dot prepaid debit cards, and or of Walmart MoneyCards issued by Green Dot, attempted to use their cards during these dates but were unable to, because of issues arising from a processor conversion.

Docket Number:

2:16-cv-03557 (C.D. Cal.)

Company: Green Dot Corporation

Filing Deadline: December 2, 2017

Class Period: May 15, 2016 to May 22, 2016

Objection Deadline: September 26, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: September 26, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: November 2, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

No. Claims will be checked against the list of eligible cardholders. Claims without documentation will receive up to $100 in awards; those claiming more than that amount must have documentation of their losses.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you were a cardholder who was unable to use your Green Dot-issued, MasterCard-processed card to access or spend account funds during the May 15-22, 2016 disruption.

Not all cardholders are eligible. For example, you are not eligible if you closed your account prior to May 14, 2016; if you did not attempt to use your card during the disruption period; or if you attempted to use your card during the period and were able to do so. 

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members may receive the following: (1) a one-month fee holiday from their account’s monthly maintenance fee, (2) for those who suffered financial or other losses, who do not have supporting documents, up to $100, (3) for those who suffered financial or other losses, who have supporting documents, up to $750. Awards will be reduced by amounts of any settlements already received (not including

Total Settlement Amount: At least $1,500,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$500

Law Firms:
Law Office of Jean Sutton Martin PLLC
McCune Wright Arevalo, LLP
Morgan & Morgan

Claim Form: Green Dot Service Disruption Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Lewis, et al. v. Green Dot Corporation, et al.

Settlement Website: Green Dot Service Disruption Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Epiq Systems, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Green Dot MoneyCard Settlement Administrator
Epiq Systems Inc.
P.O. Box 6336
Portland, OR 97208-6336
1-844-319-7640

Tags: Debit Card, Prepaid cards, Service Interruptions