Debt Collection on Unauthorized Fees

December 19, 2018- Earlier this month, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey granted class certification to a group of borrowers alleging that a debt collection company misrepresented late charges accruing on student loan debt after default, in violation of the FDCPA.

Quora Exposes Customers’ Information

December 10, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf is currently investigating Quora, the question-and-answer site, for allegedly exposing the account information and private messages of around 100 million users when its computer systems were compromised by “a malicious third party.”

Employees’ Electronic Data Must Be Protected

Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that companies now have a common law duty to protect employee data if it is electronically stored. Read more here about possible future litigation in Pennsylvania.

Employees File Suit for Biometric Violations

November 19, 2018- Plaintiff consumers and employees continue to file class action lawsuits alleging violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act, a statute that purports to govern the collection, use and disclosure of individuals’ biometric information.

Eventbrite Exposed Private Information

Kohn, Swift & Graf is currently investigating ticketing companies, Eventbrite and Ticketfly, for the data breach that occurred earlier this year compromising the data of over 27 million customers.

Magazine Subscribers’ Information for Sale

October 18, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf is currently investigating multiple Magazine companies for allegedly “selling” their subscribers’ personal information without gaining their consent to do so.