JPML Tells 6 Discount Club Fraud Suits To Stay Put

Law360, New York (December 12, 2011, 2:24 PM EST) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation refused Friday to unite six proposed class actions in Ohio and elsewhere claiming consumer discount club service Trilegiant Corp. Inc., a private equity firm and several banks and retailers conspired to charge fees to unsuspecting customers.

The lawsuits, filed in New York, Oregon, Arizona, Connecticut and Ohio, accuse discount club card provider Trilegiant Corp. Inc., its parent company Affinion Group LLC and various other defendants of signing up customers for a membership savings club and charging monthly fees without...
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Case Title

Frank v. Trilegiant Corporarion, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-05211

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Denis R. Hurley

Date Filed

November 9, 2010


Case Title

Schnabel et al v. Trilegiant Corporation et al


Case Number

3:10-cv-00957

Court

Connecticut

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Vanessa L. Bryant

Date Filed

June 17, 2010


Case Title

Restrepo v. Chase Bank USA NA et al


Case Number

4:11-cv-00423

Court

Arizona

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Jennifer G Zipps

Date Filed

July 13, 2011


Case Title

Auerbach v. Avis Rent A Car System, LLC et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-00843

Court

Oregon

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Michael W. Mosman

Date Filed

July 14, 2011


Case Title

Warfel v. Chase Bank USA NA et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00699

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Gregory L Frost

Date Filed

August 4, 2011


Case Title

Khanna et al v. American Express Company et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-06245

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

September 7, 2011

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