Important Claims Filing Deadline Approaching: If you purchased certain pre-paid calling cards distributed by Krossland between August 26, 2004 and May 21, 2012 your rights may be affected by a proposed class action settlement.

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by The Consumer Law Group of California (www.clgca.com) regarding the Carol Galvan, et al. v. Krossland Communications, Inc. case.


This summary notice is issued in accordance with the Court order dated May 21, 2012 preliminarily approving the settlement of Carol Galvan, et al. v. Krossland Communications, Inc., United States District Court, Central District of California, Case No. 8:08-CV-00999-JVS (ANx).  Lolis Tackwood represents a class of pre-paid calling card customers who purchased certain calling cards distributed by Krossland between August 26, 2004 and May 21, 2012, other than for purposes of re-sale, and other than calling cards distributed by Locus, AT&T, T-Mobile, Boost, Total Call and IDT.  A list of those cards affected by this settlement can be reviewed by accessing http://www.KrosslandSettlement.com.

If consumers who purchased these calling cards submit a Claim Form, they can receive a Refund PIN that can be used to make telephone calls to any location in North, Central or South America, at the rate of 20 cents/minute to any telephone number within the United States and any landline telephone number in North, Central or South America, and 50 cents/minute to any cellular telephone number outside the United States in those locations.  There shall be a total cap of $250,000 on the dollar amount of Refund PINs, less certain fees and costs. Individual claims are capped at $16.00 in Refund PINs, rounded up to the nearest 50 cent increment, based on 30% of the face value of consumers' eligible Krossland Calling Card purchases during the Class Period, subject to possible proration as described in the full class settlement notice.  The Refund PIN may be used within 1 year of activation, and a deadline for using this PIN shall be provided with the PIN. Settlement Class members can submit a Proof of Claim Form online at http://www.KrosslandSettlement.com or by requesting a Proof of Claim Form from the Settlement Administrator and submitting it to the address below.

If you wish to file a Claim, go to www.Krosslandsettlement.com and obtain a Claim Form.  Claim Forms must be postmarked by December 10, 2012.  Or, you can submit a Claim Form electronically from the website.  The Court has finally approved this settlement on November 5, 2012.

This is only a summary of the settlement.  For additional information regarding this settlement, the full Notice of Class Action Settlement ("Notice") is available at http://www.KrosslandSettlement.com, or from the Settlement Administrator at Galvan, et al. v. Krossland Communications, Inc., c/o GCG, P.O. Box 9904, Dublin, OH 43017-5804.  You may also call 1-888-277-6762 if you have any questions.

SOURCE The Consumer Law Group of California


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