LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Two California consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against the University of Southern California, alleging fraud and violation of federal law.
Elizabeth Alvarado, Jose Ramos filed a complaint, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, April 18 in the Los Angeles County Superior Court against the University of Southern California and Does 1 through 10, alleging they printed more than five digits of the plaintiffs' credit/debit cards.
The defendant removed the case to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on May 16.
According to the complaint, Alvarado and Ramos were damaged from having their credit debit card information compromised because printed more than five digits of their customers credit/debit card on receipts.
The plaintiffs seek trial by jury, statutory damages, punitive damages, court costs, enjoin the defendant and any further relief the court grants. They are represented by attorneys Kenneth S. Gaines, Daniel F. Gaines, Alex P. Katofsky and Sepideh Ardestani of Gaines & Gaines, APLC in Calabasas, California.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-03671-GW-AJW