Federal Judge Dismisses Credit Card Receipt Suit Against Merchant

Federal Judge Dismisses Credit Card Receipt Suit Against Merchant

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - A federal judge in New York on Nov. 16 dismissed a putative class action alleging that a merchant violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACTA) by including a consumer's credit card expiration date in a receipt, agreeing with the merchant that it cannot be held liable under 15 U.S. Code Section 1681n for a willful violation of the act (Melissa Kivo v. Blumberg Excelsior Inc., et al., No. 13-4170, E.D. N.Y.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 163787).

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