Class Action Says Crocs Shared Customers' Personal Info

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 1:33 PM EDT) -- Footwear manufacturer Crocs Inc. was hit with a proposed class action Monday in California court alleging it violated consumer protection laws by recording customers' personal information during credit card transactions and passing that information along to third-party advertisers and marketers.

In the suit, plaintiff Massis Hoonanian alleges that he bought merchandise from a Crocs store in Glendale, Calif., in June using a credit card and was asked by the sales clerk for personal information, including his phone number and email address. The suit alleges Crocs’ customers...
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