Nationwide Class Certified In PNC Bank Overdraft Charge MDL

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 5:29 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Wednesday certified a nationwide class and 11 regional subclasses of account holders in a suit against PNC Bank NA alleging the company used a computer software scheme to illegally collect hundreds of millions of dollars in excessive overdraft fees.

U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King ruled that the potential class members could easily be identified through data mining of PNC's own records, and found that the plaintiffs provided common questions capable of class-wide resolution because they were all covered by the...
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