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FACTA hits Baton Rouge

Lisa Bezet says the gas pump at Albertson's printed out six digits of her credit card number when the federal law specifies at most five, so her lawyer would like class-action status in a suit ordering the grocer "to pay $100 to $1,000 for each receipt found to have included too many credit card numbers for thousands of customers," per The Advocate. She doesn't claim anyone misused the information or that she suffered any sort of financial loss from the lapse. Earlier on FACTA, the federal "gotcha" statute on credit slip privacy, here, here, here, here, and here.

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