Home Depot fired back against allegations it sent outmisleading notices to potential class members in litigationover massive customer data breach.

The company claimed that lawyers for financial institutionssuing the Atlanta-based home improvement chain made “significantfactual misstatements and misrepresentations” about Home Depot's role in the communications.

“Home Depot did not send or authorize and was not even aware of”notices announcing a settlement with MasterCard International Inc.that were sent to financial institutions that are either plaintiffsor potential plaintiffs in the multidistrict litigation, wrotelawyers at Atlanta's Alston & Bird defending Home Depot.

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