7th Circ. Lets Target Off Hook In Credit Card Action

Law360, New York (September 1, 2009, 12:54 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's decision that Target Corp. did not violate the Truth in Lending Act, in a putative class action over the mailing of unsolicited Visa credit cards to customers with Target guest cards.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled Monday that Christine Muro, who brought the suit after receiving a Target Visa in the mail five years after closing her guest card account, would not be the proper class representative.

Muro alleged that Target violated...
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