Capital One Pays $3M To Escape Eavesdropping Class Action

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT) -- A putative class of Capital One Bank NA cardholders in five states have secured a $3 million settlement of claims that the bank covertly recorded outbound customer service calls, according to documents filed Monday in California federal court.

The pact puts to rest a suit over the bank’s alleged violations of California’s Invasion of Privacy Act and the similar two-party consent laws of Florida, Maryland, Nevada and New Hampshire.

Although the suit already survived three dispositive motions, the class noted Monday that U.S. District Judge Dale...
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