Hertz Hides Currency Conversion Fees, Class Action Claims

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 6:59 PM EST) -- The Hertz Corp. was slapped with a proposed class action in New Jersey federal court on Tuesday for allegedly failing to disclose currency conversion fees to customers who rent cars from the company abroad until they are presented with the final bill.

Lead plaintiff Daniel Margulis claimed Hertz failed to inform customers who rent cars from the company in foreign countries that it intends to add a currency conversion fee to their bills. Although many companies allow consumers to choose which currencies they’d like to be charged...
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