Macy's Settles Class Action Over Customer Info Collection

Law360, New York (July 10, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT) -- Macy’s Inc. has reached a settlement in a proposed class action accusing the company of illegally gathering customer data during credit card transactions, according to an order dismissing the case filed in California federal court Friday.

Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed, and U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow gave the parties 60 days to consummate their deal.

Justin Maghen sued Macy’s in July 2014 and Judge Morrow later consolidated the suit with claims filed by Shirley Ambers in November of that year.

The plaintiffs alleged...
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