Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jan. 2, 2012, 10:48am
A New Yorker has filed a lawsuit against a bank located in Orange, claiming that the bank was in violation of federal regulations by not displaying notice of ATM fees.
Don Anderson, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated on Firestone Community Federal Credit Union on Dec. 13 in the Eastern District of Texas, Beaumont Division.
Anderson states that he made an electronic fun transfer at Defendant's ATM located on MacArthur Drive in Orange on June 30, 2011 and was charged a $2 fee. He claims that the ATM did not have a notice posted of the fee for use of the ATM.
The defendant is accused of violating the Electronic Fund Transfer Act.
The plaintiff is asking the court for an award of damages, statutory damages, court costs and attorney's fees.
Anderson is represented by W. David Carter of Mercy Carter Tidwell in Texarkana.
A jury trial is requested.
U.S. District Judge Ron Clark is assigned to the case.
Case No. 1:11-cv-00712