Walmart Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Charge Missouri 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:

Walmart is paying $600,000 to settle a class action alleging that Walmart for a time over-collected Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Service Charges (PWTSC). The complaint alleges Walmart charged too much on retail purchases made in Missouri stores of prepaid phone or data minutes, by cards, electronically, or by other methods.

Docket Number:


Company: Walmart, Inc.

Filing Deadline: January 11, 2022

Class Period: January 1, 2019 to January 31, 2020

Objection Deadline: January 11, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: January 11, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: March 17, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof, but you may be eligible for a larger payment if you do.


You may be eligible if you are a person who bought, in store, from a Walmart or Sam’s Club in Missouri, a Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Service product, for a purpose other than resale, between January 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020. Purchases must have been made in store, not online. For a list of products covered by the settlement, see Exhibit E, on the Documents page at the settlement website, at https://www.pwetsc-moclassaction.com/settlement-documents/.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Approved Class 1 Claimants, that is, those who do not have documentation of their purchase: Payment of $3. Approved Class 2 Claimants, that is, those who have documentation of their purchases: The greater of $3 or the amount of PWTSC collected on each purchase documented for the first $15 of each purchase, up to a maximum total of $20, regardless of the number of purchases. For payments for those who have some documented and some undocumented purchases, see the Settlement Agreement on the Documents page at the settlement website. If the net settlement fund is not enough to pay all of these amounts, then the amounts may be reduced.

Total Settlement Amount: $600,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firm:
Smith Law Firm LLC

Claim Form: Walmart Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Charge Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Turner v. Wal-Mart Stores East, L.P.

Settlement Website: Walmart Prepaid Wireless Telecommunications Charge Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Atticus Administration

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Walmart Class Action
c/o Atticus Administration
P.O. Box 64053
St. Paul, MN 55164

Tags: Excessive Fees, Prepaid cards, Telecommunications