The Glen Carbon outlet of the home improvement giant Lowe's is facing a class action suit over allegations that it printed more than the last 5 digits of customers' credit cards numbers on receipts, thereby putting peoples' financial information at risk.
Lead plaintiff in the case, Doris J. Masters, alleges that her entire 16-digit Lowe's credit card number was printed on a receipt following a purchase on October 15, 2007. She claims the store was negligent by printing the number and is violation of the Fair and Accurate Transactions Act (FACTA).
The class action seeks statutory damages of $100 to $1,000 per violation, punitive damages, attorneys' fees, litigation expenses and costs.