BP Misled Customers About Debit Card Fees, Suit Claims

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 2:15 PM EDT) -- BP America Inc. and a California gas station operator were hit Friday with a putative class action claiming they falsely advertised how much customers would pay in convenience fees if they used debit cards to buy gas.

In a lawsuit brought in California state court, Los Angeles County resident Sean Williams claims the defendants' gas pumps are programmed to end each transaction after dispensing $100 worth of gas, forcing customers with trucks and other vehicles that consume more gas to start a new transaction and pay...
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