Ferragamo, PC Mall Misused Credit Card Info, Shoppers Say

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 1:25 PM EST) -- Ferragamo USA Inc. and computer retailer PC Mall Inc. were hit with proposed class actions Monday accusing the companies of violating California's credit card privacy law by asking customers for personal information and then using it for marketing purposes.

According to the separate complaints filed in California state court, sales clerks at the companies' stores requested customers' personal information in a way that suggests doing so is mandatory for a transaction.

Plaintiff Massis Hoonanian alleges he used a credit card in November to make a purchase...
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