Ashley Madison Data Breach Class Actions Consolidated In Missouri Federal Court

Mealey's (December 10, 2015, 1:58 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — Five lawsuits against the operator related to a July 2015 breach of the adult dating website’s network were consolidated in Missouri federal court on Dec. 9 by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL), which ruled that centralization in that venue will best “serve the convenience of the parties and witnesses and promote the just and efficient conduct of this litigation” (In Re: Ashley Madison Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, MDL No. 2669, JPMDL).

(Transfer order available. Document #97-151224-025R.)

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