J. Crew Can't Escape Suit Over Printed Credit Card Numbers

Law360, New York (August 7, 2015, 5:02 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge refused Thursday to toss a putative class action against J. Crew Group over printing more than the last five digits of credit card numbers on customer receipts, finding that the plaintiff had plausibly argued that the fashion company willfully violated federal privacy law.

U.S. District Judge William J. Martini said a sophisticated organization like J. Crew should have been aware of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act and the numerous FACTA lawsuits filed against noncompliant merchants.

“The facts alleged indicate...
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