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Alaska USA Federal Credit Union Retry Fee Settlement

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union is settling a class action alleging it charged members a Retry Fee when Automated Clearing House (ACH) and check transactions were resubmitted by a merchant after they had previously been rejected for insufficient funds. The complaint alleges that the second fee, for retrying the transaction, was not permitted by Alaska’s  Read more

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Del-One Federal Credit Union Unclear Overdraft Disclosures Class Action

This class action brings suit against Del-One Federal Credit Union, alleging that Del-One does not fulfill the requirements of Federal Reserve Regulation E before it begins charging customers overdraft fees. The complaint claims that its disclosures offer “ambiguous and inaccurate language” as to when customers are charged overdraft fees and is therefore not compliant with  Read more

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TD Bank Improper Assessment of Overdraft Fees Class Action

Can a debit card transaction cause an overdraft at settlement if the bank approves it when it happens and sets aside the funds required to settle it? The complaint for this class action alleges that if the bank has set aside the funds for the transaction, its settlement should never result in an overdraft. Yet,  Read more

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CFCU Overdraft and Overdraft Transfer Fees Class Action

This class action protests two things: First, the complaint claims that CFCU Community Credit Union assesses overdraft (OD) fees on accounts that are not actually overdrawn. Second, it claims that it assesses overdraft transfer (ODT) fees on transfers made to avoid overdrafts, even when they do not actually avoid the overdraft, so that accountholders end  Read more

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Bank of America Insufficient Funds and Overdraft Fees Settlement

Bank of America, NA (BANA) is paying $75 million to settle a class action alleging that it improperly charged insufficient or non-sufficient funds fees (and/or overdraft fees) involving the timing of actions in several situations, including for Retry Transaction Fees, for Intrabank Transaction Fees, and for Fee Accrual Claim Fees. The complaint alleged the bank  Read more

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Wescom Central Credit Union Disclosures for Overdraft Program California Class Action

Federal Reserve Regulation E (Reg E) aims to ensure that banking customers are not enrolled in overdraft programs without their knowledge and that they are fully aware of their consent to enter one. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Wescom Central Credit Union violates Reg E requirements and also California’s Unfair Competition  Read more

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Axos Bank Fees Not Permitted by Account Documents Class Action

The complaint for this class action claims, “Research shows that fees are the most important factor influencing consumers’ selection of a new banking provider.” It brings suit against Axos Bank, claiming that the bank misleads customers in its account documents as to the fees it will charge. At issue are (a) when it chooses to  Read more

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Wells Fargo Refusal of Loan Modification Supplemental Settlement (Hernandez II)

This is a supplemental settlement for a class action alleging that, between 2010 and 2018, Wells Fargo Bank, NA miscalculated attorneys’ fees when determining whether borrowers qualified for its loan modification program, which was under the US Department of Treasury’s Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The fees should have been compared for the calculation, but  Read more

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Municipal Credit Union Multiple NSF Fees on Rejected Payments Class Action

When a bank account does not contain sufficient fees to cover an item presented for payment, the financial institution may refuse to pay it and charge the accountholder a non-sufficient funds (NSF) fee. The complaint for this class action alleges that Municipal Credit Union goes farther and charges multiple NSF fees on a single item  Read more

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Amalgamated Multiple NSF Fees on a Single Item Class Action

Banks write agreements that govern the terms of their relationship with customers. The complaint says, “All the bank has to do is honor the contract it wrote and comply with the terms it dictated.” This class action brings suit against Amalgamated Financial Corp., which does business as Amalgamated Bank. The complaint alleges that it violates  Read more

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