Hugo Boss Faces Suit Over Credit Card Receipt Info

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 8:47 PM EDT) -- Hugo Boss USA Inc. on Thursday was hit with a class action in California federal court alleging the clothing retailer violates federal consumer protection law by failing to remove sensitive payment card information from its shoppers’ receipts.

Customer Travis Benware said in his putative class action that Hugo Boss violates the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act by including on its credit and debit card receipts the expiration dates of its customers’ cards, thereby leaving them vulnerable to identity theft and fraud.

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Case Information

Case Title

Benware v. Hugo Boss, U.S.A., Inc.

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Mitchell D. Dembin

Date Filed

June 21, 2012


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