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Carfax Consumer Fraud Class Action Settlement Reached

This is a settlement for the lawsuit.

Los Angeles, CA: A settlement has been reached the consumer fraud class action lawsuit against Carfax that alleges the company violated consumer protection laws.

The lawsuit, entitled Davis, et al. v. Carfax, Inc., alleges Carfax and a related company violated consumer protection laws by not properly disclosing terms and conditions for, and limitations of, Carfax Vehicle History Reports.

The settlement covers consumers who purchased a Carfax Vehicle History Report between 1998 and 2007. Eligible class members may qualify for a voucher good toward a free Carfax Vehicle History Report or cash benefit. Class Members have the option to convert the Settlement Voucher into $3 cash, which will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis and will be capped at $650,000 in total. The Final Fairness Hearing is scheduled for February 21, 2013.

Customers in the following states who purchased a Carfax Vehicle History Report directly from Carfax may qualify as class members:

In Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, or Texas, at any time from October 1, 1998 through December 31, 2007
In North Carolina, at any time from May 1, 2001 through December 31, 2007
In California, at any time from February 17, 2002 through December 31, 2007

Claims must be submitted no later than February 21, 2013. For further information visit the Settlement Administrator' website:

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Published on Oct-2-12


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