Credit Card Users Say Chase, Others Aided Apollo Unit Scam

Law360, New York (March 6, 2012, 5:20 PM EST) -- A proposed class of online shoppers on Tuesday accused Apollo Global Management LLC and its discount club services unit of colluding with credit card companies including Chase Bank USA NA to swindle customers through unauthorized charges, despite the subsidiary’s past settlement agreements restraining such practices.

In a complaint filed in Connecticut federal court, the plaintiffs claim Apollo unit Trilegiant Corp. continues to pay online retailers for their customers’ billing information — allegedly using credit card details to enroll customers into its discount membership programs without their...
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