J. Crew Sued For Showing Credit Card Digits On Receipts

By Lisa Ryan (January 13, 2015, 5:21 PM EST) -- J. Crew Group Inc. was slapped with a putative class action in New Jersey federal court, accusing the retailer of improperly displaying the expiration date and more than five digits of credit card numbers on electronically-printed receipts, exposing customers to the risk of potential identity theft.

Lead plaintiff Ahmed Kamal filed suit on Friday, claiming J. Crew has "repeatedly" printed and issued sales receipts that display more than just the last five digits of credit card numbers, in locations across the U.S., in violation of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act. The law, the suit says, only allows retailers to...

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