Chase Bank Will Pay $34M To End TCPA Class Action

Law360, New York (August 14, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT) -- Chase Bank USA will pay $34 million to settle a class action alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing calls to consumers' cellphones without consent, according to documents filed in Illinois federal court Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman preliminarily approved a settlement, under which each class member will receive between $20 and $40, to settle the litigation alleging Chase and JP Morgan Chase Bank NA placed calls and sent texts or voice alerts to consumers’ cellphones through automatic dialers.

“The settlement agreement...
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