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Wells Fargo Recorded Calls CIPA Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Wells Fargo Bank, NA and First Data Merchant Services are paying $28 million to settle a class action alleging that calls they caused to be placed to businesses were recorded without permission, violating the California Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA). The calls were made by International Payment Services, LLC to set in-person sales appointments to sell credit card processing equipment and services.

Docket Number:

1:16-cv-11223

Companies: First Data Merchant Services LLC,Wells Fargo

Filing Deadline: November 1, 2021

Class Period: March 7, 2011 to May 7, 2014

Objection Deadline: October 25, 2021

Exclusion Deadline: October 25, 2021

Final Approval Hearing: December 6, 2021

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to submit proof. Presumably company records will be used for verification.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a business that received a telephone call from a call center operated by International Payment Services, LLC or its affiliates between March 7, 2011 and May 7, 2014, you were then physically present in California, and you did not sign a contract for merchant processing services with First Data Merchant Services, LLC.

Typical Settlement Amount:

If you received multiple eligible calls, you may receive a cash payment for each call you received. The minimum payment per call is estimated to be $40, but it could go as high as $5,000, depending on how many valid claims for how many calls are submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $28,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firm:
Myron M Cherry and Associates LLC

Claim Form: Wells Fargo Recorded Calls CIPA Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: CS Wang & Associate, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al.

Settlement Website: Wells Fargo Recorded Calls CIPA Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
KCC Class Action Services

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

CS Wang v. Wells Fargo Bank Settlement Administrator
P.O. Box 43160
Providence, RI 02940-3160
admin@CIPASettlement.com

Tags: CIPA, Recording Calls Without Consent