In this lawsuit against major departments stores financial agencies are sued for improperly automatic calling customers in order to collect debts. Plaintiff accuses Macys and Bloomingdales credit agencies of violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq. (the “TCPA”), because the calls were made using an automatic telephone dialing system and/or an artificial or prerecorded voice without the consent of the person called.
If you received a telephone call attempting to collect a debt owed on a Macy’s or Bloomingdale’s credit card account between September 3, 2009 and July 22, 2015, your rights may be affected by this class action Settlement.
The Settlement will provide $12,500,000 (the “Fund”) to pay all amounts related to the Settlement, including all settlement awards to claiming settlement class members, an attorneys’ fee award to be decided by the Court, any incentive award to be decided by the Court and settlement administration costs. Settlement class members who submit a valid and timely claim form will receive up to $750, although the final amount is likely to be less, and depends upon the number of valid claim forms received.
Deadline to submit a claim form: December 29, 2015.