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Rag & Bone got hit with a class action lawsuit filed in California federal court this week based on allegations that the retailer was illegally gathering and storing personal credit card information obtained from its customers.
Plaintiff Bernadine Griffiths said that, in the past seven months, she used her credit card at least three times at a Rag & Bone store and was asked for personal identifying information, including her address, phone number, and email address, by employees handling the transaction. According to a summary of the lawsuit, the plaintiff is seeking civil penalties from Rag & Bone in the amount of up to $1,000 per illegal credit card privacy violation.