Telemarketing Scam Victims Seek Class Cert. Against Zions

Law360, Philadelphia (January 17, 2013, 5:04 PM EST) -- An attorney hoping to represent what he said was nearly 400,000 plaintiffs told a Philadelphia federal judge Thursday that customers accusing a Zions Bancorp subsidiary of complicity in a fraudulent telemarketing scheme warranted class certification.

The putative class action, filed on behalf of Philadelphia-area resident Reynaldo Reyes in 2010, alleges that a group of telemarketers, none of which is named as a defendant in the suit, contracted with Zions subsidiary Zions First National Bank to establish accounts in the names of customers in order to deposit...
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Case Title

REYES v. ZION FIRST NATIONAL BANK et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-00345

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

TIMOTHY R. RICE

Date Filed

January 26, 2010

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