Bid To Revive $1B Shell FACTA Suit Sunk By Supreme Court

Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 12:30 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday squashed an attempt to revive a $1 billion Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act class action accusing Shell Oil Co. of printing the wrong credit card digits on receipts, rejecting a bid to rehear the Seventh Circuit’s April dismissal.

The high court will not revisit the ruling, which said Shell did not willfully violate FACTA by printing four numbers from a position higher up on an embossed credit card since there was little increased risk of identity theft.

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