Consumer Class Certified In Calling Card Fraud Action

Law360, New York (October 27, 2011, 2:01 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday certified a class of consumers suing calling card distributor Krossland Communications Inc. for allegedly hiding fees and cheating its customers, many of whom were poor immigrants, out of phone minutes they bought.

The class, which likely numbers in the tens of thousands, includes anyone who purchased certain Krossland-distributed prepaid calling cards since August 2004.

The plaintiffs claim Krossland misleads customers into thinking calls are “toll-free” when they actually are packed with fees, including higher rates for calls made on cell...
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Case Title

Carol Galvan et al v. KDI Distribution Inc et al


Case Number

8:08-cv-00999

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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James V. Selna

Date Filed

September 5, 2008

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