Green Dot Atty Faces DQ Bid In Prepaid Card Fraud Suit

Law360, Houston (January 17, 2017, 4:38 PM EST) -- A proposed class of consumers suing Green Dot Corp. and the retailers that sold its reloadable prepaid cards for fraud told a federal judge in Texas Monday that it should disqualify the firm Tillotson Law from representing Green Dot because it didn't tell the other retail defendants about a settlement offer.

Named plaintiff Margaret Hopkins, who alleges the companies did nothing to warn consumers of rampant fraud schemes that tricked her and others into giving up funds on the prepaid cards, told the court that attorneys Jeffrey M. Tillotson, Jonathan R. Patton and J. Austin Irrobali failed to communicate a settlement...

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