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Old Nov 8, 11, 7:36 am   #1
 
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AMEX GC Class Action Settlement -- Kaufman?

I received a postcard in the mail yesterday about the "Kaufman Class Action Settlement" against American Express.

I'm assuming they had my information because I've purchased some AMEX Gift Cards within the past year. It claims that "AMEX breached its contracts and violated the law by allegedly failing to adequately notify gift card purchasers, recipients, holders and users of the full terms and conditions applicable to, and allegedly misrepresenting the value of, gift cards it issued."

It says to process claims through this web site at www.KaufmanClassActionSettlement.com or contact the administrator at 1-866-680-3343

Anyone else heard about this? Is this real?
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Old Nov 8, 11, 7:39 am   #2
 
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Anyone else heard about this? Is this real?
Yes, it's real, but it's not miles and points related.
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Old Nov 8, 11, 7:45 am   #3
 
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I just thought that there were enough people on this forum who have purchased AMEX GC's for the purposes of earning miles and points, that they'd want to know about it.

Sorry if this is old news, or belongs elsewhere...
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Old Nov 8, 11, 9:58 am   #4
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I just thought that there were enough people on this forum who have purchased AMEX GC's for the purposes of earning miles and points, that they'd want to know about it.

Sorry if this is old news, or belongs elsewhere...
Thanks for the info! I got the same postcard, although I don't think I ever paid Amex any fees (other than the fees to order).

I'm going to alert a moderator, who can choose to leave it here or move it to the Amex forum with a re-direct.

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Old Nov 8, 11, 1:00 pm   #5
 
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Thanks for the info! I've bought numerous Amex gift cards within the past year and will definitely be keeping an eye out for any post cards.
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Old Nov 8, 11, 8:57 pm   #6
 
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I don't think you really need the postcard... if you go to the web site you can file a claim I believe.
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Old Nov 10, 11, 12:18 pm   #7
 
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We wuz robbed! Never woulda cashed out those thousands of AMEX gift cards on coins if I new AMEX would have to cut me a check with no fees! So inquiring minds wanna know - can we go on an AMEX no fee/low dollar value GC/with a cash rebate spending spree, run the cards to below $25 on the balance and use the AMEX cash machine to get checks to pay the balance off?

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I don't think you really need the postcard... if you go to the web site you can file a claim I believe.
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Old Nov 10, 11, 12:55 pm   #8
 
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I still can't believe Amex ripped me off with all those gift cards I bought.

I am utterly disgusted with that company.
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Old Nov 10, 11, 1:20 pm   #9
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I still can't believe Amex ripped me off with all those gift cards I bought.

I am utterly disgusted with that company.
They didn't do anything to me.....
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Old Nov 16, 11, 9:13 pm   #10
 
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I received this notice too and was really confused because my last name is Kaufman and I thought it had something to do with me personally!
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