CardConnect Deceptive Credit Card Processing and Unauthorized Fees Class Action

Most merchants nowadays must accept credit cards, but the merchant services payment system is complex. The complaint alleges that CardConnect takes advantage of the complexity of the system and employs deceptive means so that merchants end up paying more than they thought. The complaint alleges, for example, that CardConnect negotiates an agreement with the merchant  Read more

Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Overcharge Settlement

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) has agreed to settle a class action alleging that since January 1, 2002, it has overcharged Indiana residents for certain transactions. The complaint alleges that the amounts that the BMV may charge are set forth in statutes and public laws and administrative rules, but that the charges imposed  Read more

Mercury Payment Systems Overcharges to Merchants Settlement

Mercury Payments has settled a class action alleging that, when processing merchants’ payment card transactions, it: Marked up fees due to banks, Visa, and MasterCard, rather than pass them through at cost, and Charged fees that were not authorized by its contracts with the merchants.  Read more

Wells Fargo Merchant Services Deceptive Fees and Charges Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Wells Fargo Merchant Services overcharged merchants for its processing services, adding on fees and charges that were not included in the original agreement between the merchant and Wells Fargo.  Read more

Applebee’s Deceptive Mandatory “Tip” Surcharge Class Action

Apple-Metro, Inc. operates 37 Applebee’s restaurants in New York City and surrounding areas, one of which is on Broadway, and another of which is in Times Square. The complaint for this class action alleges that both restaurants engage in deceptive pricing practices by adding a mandatory surcharge to meals, one which is not revealed on  Read more