Six Flags $450K Class Action Settlement Over Debit and Credit Card Receipt
Six Flags Entertainment, Great America, and other defendants have proposed a $450,000 settlement agreement in which eligible class members may get up to $40 in cash and vouchers.
Hugo Soto, et al. v. Six Flags Great America LLC, et al.
The proposed national Class applies to anybody who visited a Six Flags theme park or water park in the U.S. from October 14, 2016, and September 28, 2017, and made a purchase using a credit/debit card and obtained a printed receipt.
Plaintiffs in four class action lawsuits alleged that Great America LLC violated the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) by failing to conceal the expiration dates of credit and debit cards on receipts or printing beyond the first five credit and debit card numbers on customer receipts.
Six Flags FACTA Settlement, 2021
This class action settlement applies to the following parks (all dates are inclusive):
- Six Flags Over Georgia — October 14, 2016 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Over Texas — February 25, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Hurricane Harbor Arlington — May 6, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- White Water Atlanta — May 13, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Discovery Kingdom — December 17, 2016 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Magic Mountain & Hurricane Harbor Valencia — January 12, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Hurricane Harbor (and The Great Escape & Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark) — May 13, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Hurricane Harbor Concord — June 12, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Fiesta Texas: November 19, 2016 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags Great America — April 16, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Hurricane Harbor & Six Flags Great Adventure New Jersey — April 1, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags New England — April 8, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags St. Louis — March 25, 2017 – September 28, 2017
- Six Flags America — April 1, 2017 – September 28, 2017
All season pass holders or members in the U.S. who were season pass holders and members during the Class Period who visited at least one covered park from October 14, 2016 – September 28, 2017, inclusive, and for whom the defendants have an email or physical address, will automatically receive a $13 voucher redeemable for two years at any park.
Those who do not meet the required criteria may file a claim for a $13 voucher by proving they purchased a ticket at one of the covered parks within the same time period, or up to $27 for every transaction if documentation of the transaction is provided.
Members who automatically receive a voucher may also submit a claim for a cash payout, but not for a second voucher.
The defendants reject these allegations, and a court has not found them guilty. A hearing for the final approval has been scheduled for June 18, 2021.
April 2, 2021, was the deadline to withdraw from or object to the Six Flags settlement.
Additionally, the deadline for filing a claim was April 2, 2021.
Editor’s Note on Six Flags Great America Debit And Credit Card Receipt Settlement 2021:
This article is written to inform you of the class action settlement against Six Flags over debit and credit card receipt issues.
Case Name & No.: Hugo Soto, et al. v. Great America LLC, et al., Case No. 17-CH-1118
Jurisdiction: Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit, Lake County, Illinois
Products/Services: Customers’ Card Details
Allegations: Great America & Six Flags allegedly violated FACTA by failing to conceal information on customers debit and credit card
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