Barnes & Noble May Subpoena Credit Card Statements In False Advertising Suit

Mealey's (September 3, 2015, 9:31 AM EDT) -- SANTA ANA, Calif. — A lead plaintiff’s credit card statements are relevant to establishing his putative class claim under California’s Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), a California federal magistrate ruled Aug. 31, declining to quash a subpoena served on the credit card issuer by defendant Barnes & Noble Inc. (BN) (Kevin Khoa Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc., No. 8:12-cv-00812, C.D. Calif.).

(In-chambers order available. Document #68-150910-010R.)

Putative Class

On Aug. 21, 2011, Californian Kevin Nguyen purchased two Hewlett-Packard TouchPads via BN’s website at www.barnesandnoble.com. The...
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