United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Case No. 10-cv-0345-TR
UPDATE: On July 10, 2018 the Court authorized a third distribution from the settlement fund to the class members who successfully received the second disbursement and whose pro rata share of the remaining fund will be at least twenty dollars ($20). This third distribution shall be made within twenty-one (21) days and the checks mailed shall expire ninety (90) days from their mailing date.
The initial distributions for eligible Class Members commenced on Friday, May 5, 2017.
A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of consumers who had money withdrawn from their bank accounts between October 2006 and March 2010 by certain telemarketers and/or Internet marketers alleged to be fraudulent, and/or who incurred bank charges because of this conduct. The case alleges that Zions First National Bank, NetDeposit, LLC, MP Technologies d/b/a Modern Payments (collectively, “Zions Defendants”) and Teledraft, Inc. provided banking services to these entities with knowledge of their alleged fraud. The Zions Defendants deny any wrongdoing, liability, or knowledge of alleged fraud by the telemarketers and/or Internet marketers. Plaintiff and the Zions Defendants have agreed to settle to avoid the uncertainty, expense, and burden of litigation.
The settlement applies to the following telephone and Internet marketing entities: Physician Health Services, LLC d/b/a Health Benefits Online; Health Management LLC d/b/a National Healthcare Solutions and National Health Net; Physician Health Systems, Inc. d/b/a Health Benefits Online; Market Power Marketing Solutions; Vexeldale LLC & Sourdale LLC d/b/a Zaazoom, cardsupportsite.com, Get Your Credit Report Now, Payday Loan Resources, www.pdloancs.com, PDcustserv.com, PayDLCS, Identity Theft Protection, www.IDtheCS.com; Idcustserv.com, IDprocs.com; Low Pay, Inc. d/b/a LPC Inc., mylpcard.com; RxSmart d/b/a Calivada Marketing; Group One Networks d/b/a US Gold Line, My Online Credit Store, Ecredit, Credit Line Gold Card, 1st Credit Improve, Fast Financial Coach; and Platinum Benefits Group.The Court still needs to decide whether or not to approve the Settlement. If the Court approves the Settlement, and after any appeals are resolved, the benefits will be provided to Class Members.
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Benefits: The settlement creates a common fund of $37,500,000. This fund will be used to pay Class Members based on the amounts taken from their accounts, to pay the costs of notice and distribution, to pay plaintiff’s attorneys’ fees and expenses, and to pay a service award to the individual plaintiff who represented the class. The settlement also provides for an additional fund of up to $250,000.00 to cover claims for consumers debited by Teledraft, Inc. These consumers were debited by Teledraft, Inc. on behalf of companies using the names IDCustServ.com, IDProcs.com, IDthecs.com, PDloancs.com, PDCustserv.com, and PayDLCS.com. If the aggregate value of these claims exceeds $250,000.00, they will be covered by the common fund.
Automatic Disbursement To Bank Account – You May Need to Update Bank Account Information: Please take notice that settlement funds will be distributed directly to bank accounts based on bank account information dating from the period of October 2006 through March 2010. Class counsel has obtained databases identifying the bank account information of most Class Members. To the extent this information appears to remain accurate, each class member’s portion of the fund will be deposited directly into their account without the need to file a claim. If your bank account has changed since the period of October 2006 through March 2010, you may update your account information on this website by clicking here. For each class member whose account information is no longer valid, checks will be mailed to their last known address if available.
File Teledraft/Vexeldale claim by November 1, 2016: If you believe your account was debited by IDCustServ.com, IDProcs.com, IDthecs.com, PDloancs.com, PDCustserv.com, or PayDLCS.com during the period of February 15, 2008 through September 1, 2009, you may file a claim on this website by clicking here. This claim will require you to affirm under penalty of perjury that you believe money was taken from your account by these entities. The claim will be evaluated by the claims administer.Exclude Yourself by November 1, 2016: You may exclude yourself from the Settlement in the case and retain your rights to bring a lawsuit against the Zions Defendants for damages caused by the alleged conduct challenged in this case.
Object by November 1, 2016: You may submit a written statement to the Court about why you object to the Settlement. If you submit an objection, you may also ask to be heard by the Court at the Final Fairness Hearing.
Go To Fairness Hearing: You may attend the Fairness Hearing on November 21, 2016, whether or not you object or intend to speak.
Do Nothing: You will receive the full benefits of the Settlement, and will give up your rights to initiate any lawsuit against the Zions Defendants regarding the lawsuit’s allegations.