TD Bank Unauthorized Account Closings and Reopenings Class Action

A few years ago, the country was stunned by revelations that Wells Fargo had opened a large number of fraudulent accounts in the names of existing customers. This class action alleges that TD Bank, NA has done something similar, “re-opening accounts in the names of consumers without lawful authority.  Read more

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Navient Fraudulent Servicing of Student Loans Class Action

Navient services student loans. The complaint for this class action alleges that it has engaged in unlawful practices that defraud borrowers, including the manipulation of its student loan servicing practices to gain profit for itself and to mislead borrowers. The defendants in this case include Navient Corporation, Navient Solutions, LLC (formerly Navient Solutions, Inc. and  Read more

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Optimum Cable Termination Policy NY, NJ, CT Class Action

When you cancel a service, what is the termination date? Is it the day you call, or the last day of the month you have so far paid for? The complaint for this class action claims that Optimum Cable instituted a new policy that were unlawful in two ways. It required proper notice in New  Read more

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Milk Producers Milk Powder Settlement

California Dairies, Inc. and DairyAmerica, Inc. are paying $40 million to settle a class action alleging they conspired to misreport data on the sales of nonfat dry milk over a period of five years. The complaint alleged that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) used the misreported figures to calculate minimum raw Grade A milk  Read more

Wells Fargo Denied Borrowers HAMP Home Loan Adjustments Class Action

Wells Fargo has seen a number of scandals, including its employees opening fake accounts for real customers and its force-placing of unnecessary auto insurance on car loan borrowers. Now, the complaint for this class action alleges that the bank wrongfully refused certain customers home loan modifications under the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP).   Read more

Steven Croman Rent-Controlled and Rent-Stabilized Tenants Settlement

This settlement resolves a lawsuit against Steven Croman and his associated real estate companies brought by the New York Attorney General’s Office because of actions against rent-controlled and rent-stabilized tenants. The complaint alleged that the defendants harassed tenants and committed fraud and other unlawful practices, such as filing baseless lawsuits against tenants, serving tenants with  Read more

Minnesota Vehicle Repossession Without Proper Notice Class Action

This Minnesota class action alleges that Fifth Third Bank (FTB) repossessed a vehicle without proper notice according to state laws. Specifically, the bank did not send a Cobb notice.  Read more

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Uncle Bob’s Self Storage New Jersey Settlement

The defendants in this class action—Sovran Self Storage, Inc., Sovran Acquisition, LP, Uncle Bob’s Management, LLC, (collectively now Life Storage, Inc.)—are putting up $8 million to settle a class action alleging that they New Jersey consumer protection and other laws. The complaint claims the Uncle Bob’s Rental Agreement, the associated Insurance Participation Form, and the  Read more

Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Discrimination Settlement

Toyota Motor Credit Corporation (TMCC) has signed a Consent Order after an investigation by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. The two agencies were investigating allegations that TMCC violated the Equal Credit Opportunity Act by charging higher interest rates to African-American, Asian, and Pacific Islander car  Read more

Ajax 2016 Trust Maryland Foreclosure Is Consumer Debt Collection, Class Action Claims

In January 2008, Plaintiffs Wyatt Duncan and Tykecia McCormick-Duncan obtained a mortgage loan for a home in Maryland. Unfortunately, in February 2015, they allegedly went into default, and their home was eventually sold at auction, after action by the then-assignee of the note, the Ajax 2016 Trust. The complaint makes a simple claim but one  Read more