Suit Says MediaNews Printed Users' Credit Card Info

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 8:20 PM EDT) -- MediaNews Group Inc., owner of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, was hit with a proposed class action Tuesday in Minnesota federal court accusing it of illegally printing unredacted credit card expiration dates on receipts for customers who purchased advertising in its newspapers.

Lee Boerbon claims he obtained a receipt from MediaNews on July 25 that included his unredacted credit card expiration date, first and last name, the last four digits of his credit card number and the date of the transaction, in violation of the Fair...
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Case Information

Case Title

Boerbon v. MediaNews Group, Inc.

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Consumer Credit


Michael J. Davis

Date Filed

August 10, 2011


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