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TransUnion, LLC is putting aside $500,000 to resolve a class action brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) concerning information it reported on consumers.

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Yahoo! Inc. and Aabaco Small Business, LLC are paying $117.5 million to settle class actions relating to a number of data security incidents. The incidents include 2012 data security intrusions (where the systems were breached but it appears that no data was stolen) and data breaches (where data was stolen) that occurred between 2013 and 2016.

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An antitrust class action and an antitrust case brought by the California Attorney General (CAAG) on the same topic are being settled at the same time. The suits claim that drug companies conspired to keep prices of the original drug Provigil high by delaying the introduction of generics and (in the CAAG suit) of Nuvigil.

Motel 6 with Sign in Front

The lawsuit settled by this consent decree was brought by the Attorney General of the State of Washington against Motel 6 Operating, LP and G6 Hospitality, LLC. The complaint alleged that certain Motel 6 locations shared guest information, such as names, driver’s license numbers, and dates of birth with the US Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Target Store

Target is paying over seven million dollars to settle a class action alleging that it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that Target made automated calls to try to collect debts to persons who were not the debtors on the accounts and thus had not consented to receive such calls. 

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Four defendants—Wells Fargo Bank, NA, Wells Fargo & Co, National General Holdings Corp., and National General Insurance Company—have decided to pay a little less than $400 million to settle a class action about their auto loans.

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This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Hot Topic, Inc. violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The complaint claimed that Hot Topic sent telemarketing text messages to consumer cell phones without first getting the cell phone owners’ express written consent.

Package of Samyang Instant Noodle Soup

Makers of Korean noodles are involved in antitrust cases alleging that the companies conspired to fix or raise the price of the noodles in the US. The noodles at issue are instant noodle soup products that include dried instant noodles, a seasoning packet, and dehydrated vegetables in a bag, cup, or bowl. One company, Samyang Foods Co., Ltd.,  has now agreed to a settlement with two classes.

Front of Capiral One Branch On City Street

When consumer debts are discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, companies that furnish credit information to credit reporting companies must update the information they provide to show that the debts were discharged. This settlement resolves a class action alleging that Capital One did not do this when the debts were discharged in bankruptcy after they were sold.

Liquid Aluminum Sulfate in Beaker

Six different settlements are intended to resolve combined antitrust class actions alleging that a group of defendants hurt competition and violated antitrust and consumer protection laws. The complaints alleged that the companies allocated customers and markets for, and fixed the price of, liquid aluminum sulfate (alum) in certain states, causing indirect purchasers to pay too much for it.