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September 21, 2021

Lawyers launch class action on bank fees

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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have launched a class action against the major banks over credit card fees. (File pic)
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have launched a class action against the major banks over credit card fees. (File pic)

One of the broadest class actions in Australian history will be lodged against major banks and institutions over credit card late fees imposed on their customers.

Compensation law firm Maurice Blackburn is expected to lodge the action on Tuesday on behalf of hundreds of thousands of bank customers.

The action against ANZ, Citibank and Westpac will be filed in the NSW Supreme Court, with more against NAB, American Express and the Commonwealth Bank expected to follow, Fairfax reports.


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1 COMMENT

  1. This firm said they weren’t interested in developing a class action to sue the NSW DPI Local Land Services (LLS) over the LLS extortionate, unconstitutional, demanding money with menaces funding methods which discriminate against Landholders of hectarages of 10+ha. My recent press releases have also been met with walls of silence. Why am starting to think the NSW DPI LLS may have urinated in the ears of some legal and media firms? No – an honest?? Govt. wouldn’t do that or would they?

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