FirstMerit Faces Suit Over ATM's Lack Of Posted Fee Notice

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 3:59 PM EDT) -- FirstMerit Bank NA and FirstMerit Corp. were hit Tuesday with a proposed class action accusing them of violating the Electronic Fund Transfer Act by not posting a notice telling consumers they would be charged for using the bank’s automated teller machine.

The lawsuit is the latest to make such allegations against a variety of companies, and the issue of ATM fees has even attracted the attention of Congress recently.

Plaintiff Sam Higensick said in July he withdrew money from an ATM owned and operated by FirstMerit...
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