Federal Judge Dismisses ATM Fees Suit Against Family Dollar

LAS VEGAS - Family Dollar Inc. is not the "operator" of an ATM as defined by the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA), 15 U.S.C.S. § 1601,  a federal judge in Nevada ruled Oct. 25, granting Family Dollar's motion for summary judgment in a putative class action alleging that Family Dollar violated the statute because there were no written fee notices on the ATM in question (Thomas Chayra v. Family Dollar Inc., No. 11-01710, D. Nev.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 153337).

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