If you paid overdraft fees related to a Fifth Third debit card, check card and/or bank card, you could receive a cash payment from a class action settlement.
A Settlement has been reached with Fifth Third Bank (“Fifth Third”) about the posting of debit card transactions in non-chronological order and resulting overdraft fees. The Settlement offers payments to people who submit valid claim forms.
The settlement is now approved.
January 12, 2012 UPDATE: Claims processing is currently ongoing. Claimants are scheduled to be notified by mail in January, if their claims have not been approved. These notification letters will advise claimants on steps they may take to remedy deficiencies and/or contest the Claims Administrator's initial determination. It is presently expected that substantially all checks will be mailed to eligible claimants by February 29, 2012.
DO NOT CONTACT THE COURT. Inquiries should be directed to the Settlement Administrator at (888) 235-7491 or info@OverdraftSettlement.com or to Settlement Class Counsel: Ben Barnow, Barnow and Associates, P.C., of Chicago, Illinois, (312) 621-2000; Burton H. Finkelstein, Finkelstein Thompson LLP, of Washington, D.C., (202) 337-8000; Hassan A. Zavareei, Tycko & Zavareei LLP, of Washington, D.C., (202) 973-0900; and David J. Worley, Evangelista & Associates, LLC, of Atlanta, Georgia, (404) 478-7195.