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You Could Get Cash In An Ontario Class Action Lawsuit If You've Used Prepaid Gift Cards

Some people could receive over $100!
Ontario Editor

If you've ever used a prepaid gift card, you may be eligible to claim some cash. 

A $17 million Ontario Class Action Settlement involving Vanilla Visa and MasterCard prepaid cards has been approved. 

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Anyone who used one of these cards between November 29, 2011, and April 30, 2014, can now make a claim by visiting the Gift Card Class Action website.

In a statement to Narcity, Jonathan Schachte, a spokesperson for Sotos law firm, confirmed that depending on the card, some residents could receive over $100. 

The settlement comes after the cards reportedly went against Ontario regulations by "charging certain fees and seizing unused balances on prepaid payment cards." 

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