Overview

Sotos LLP and Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP are representing the plaintiff in a proposed class action against Peoples Trust Company and Peoples Card Services LLP.  The statement of claim alleges that the defendants breached the Ontario Consumer Protection Act by extracting unauthorized and illegal fees from prepaid credit cards they sold.

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Updates

January 31, 2017 – Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice certified a class action against Peoples Trust Company and Peoples Card Services LLP. The case, brought on behalf of thousands of Ontario consumers alleges that prepaid “credit” cards issued by the Peoples Trust Company violate the Ontario Consumer Protection Act by charging illegal fees and seizing “expired” balances. The case will now proceed to a hearing on the merits. Click here to read a copy of the certification decision.

  • November 29, 2013: Sotos LLP and Sack Goldblatt Mitchell LLP, co-counsel for the proposed class, filed a Statement of Claim in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Case Contacts

Louis Sokolov
t: 416.572.7316
f: 416.977.0717
e: lsokolov@sotosllp.com