Selco Joins Banks' Suit Against Fifth Third

Law360, New York (September 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Only days after settling with a large class of consumers, Fifth Third Bancorp is facing a new named plaintiff in the ongoing class action brought against it by several banks over its role in a data security breach at TJX Companies Inc., one of the largest such breaches ever in the United States.

A judge on Wednesday allowed AmeriFirst Bank, which had originally brought the class action, to refile its complaint with Selco Community Credit Union as a second named plaintiff. Though the banks have also...
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