Office Depot’s Bid To Duck ZIP Code Action Falls Flat

Law360, New York (December 2, 2011, 7:45 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday tentatively denied Office Depot Inc.’s bid to toss a putative class action claiming the office supply giant illegally collected credit card customers’ ZIP codes, brushing aside its argument that the plaintiffs hadn’t sufficiently stated a claim.

U.S. District Judge Michael Anello was not persuaded by Office Depot's position that the plaintiffs were required to plead that the company requested their ZIP codes as a condition of accepting their credit cards in order to state a claim under California law....
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