BofA Deceptive Marketing Actions Centralized In Calif.

Law360, New York (August 17, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Tuesday consolidated in California three proposed class actions claiming Bank of America Corp. used deceptive sales tactics to lure customers to a plan that promised to eliminate minimum credit card payments during illness or unemployment.

The new MDL includes litigation against Bank of America and FIA Card Services NA over the marketing, enrollment, sale and administration of Bank of America's credit protection plan. According to the suits, the defendants unlawfully marketed the plan to individuals, enrolled customers without...
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