Telemarketing Claims Too Unwieldy For Cert., Zions Says

Law360, Philadelphia (January 18, 2013, 3:47 PM EST) -- A complaint alleging that a Zions Bancorp subsidiary aided a group of telemarketers in defrauding thousands of consumers involved too many disparate claims and lacked sufficient evidence to merit class certification, attorneys for the bank told a federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday.

Jason Snyderman, an attorney with Blank Rome LLP, told U.S. District Judge Juan Sanchez that the complaint — a putative class action filed under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act alleging that Zions First National Bank was complicit in a series of...
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