TransUnion Eyes End To Decade-Long Class Action

Law360, New York (June 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a deal that could provide billions of dollars in free credit-monitoring services to as many as 160 million Americans, TransUnion Corp. has tentatively settled the decade-long putative multidistrict class action that accused the consumer reporting agency of releasing credit information without permission.

Judge Robert W. Gettleman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granted preliminary approval on May 28 to the settlement submitted by the lead plaintiffs last month.

The settlement does not find that any law was violated, according to...
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