Gas Station Owners Sue Over Credit Card Costs

Law360, New York (August 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Franchise owners of gas stations and convenience stores of Speedway SuperAmerica LLC have filed a class action lawsuit against the company and its oil company parent, alleging they are fixing prices for credit and debit card processing services.

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the franchise owners alleged that Marathon Petroleum Company LLC and Speedway are violating antitrust laws by requiring about 5,000 owners to purchase credit and debit card processing services from the companies as...
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