Supreme Court Bounces JPMorgan Check Fee Action

Law360, New York (October 3, 2011, 5:50 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to hear a Florida consumer's putative class action accusing JPMorgan Chase Bank NA of violating a state law by charging check-cashing fees to individuals who don't have Chase accounts.

The high court denied the petition for writ of certiorari in a brief order.

Vida Baptista filed the class action in January 2010, claiming a $6 fee Chase charged her for cashing an account holder's check violated Florida law barring such fees for nonaccount holders and unjustly enriched the bank. A...
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