Judge OKs Class In Military Credit Card Debt Suit

Law360, New York (January 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has granted class certification to a group of U.S. Army and Air Force veterans who claim that the Army & Air Force Exchange Service continued to collect on credit card debts more than 10 years after the debts were incurred, in violation of federal law.

Judge William H. Alsup of U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled Friday that the plaintiffs, led by Julius Briggs, had met the standards for a class over objections presented by the government that many...
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