Target's Unsolicited Credit Cards Illegal, 7th Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A pair of consumers urged the Seventh Circuit on Monday to revive a class action accusing Target Corp. of sending millions of deceptive, unsolicited credit cards to people with low credit scores, claiming those offers were anti-competitive and an invasion of privacy.

Named plaintiffs Richard Acosta and Jenifer Roman claim Target inconvenienced millions of “credit needy” consumers by sending unsolicited Target Visa credit cards in violation of the Truth In Lending Act, saying Congress has held that such offers are anti-competitive, increase the risks of identity...
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