Judge keeps overdraft lawsuit against a credit union alive, for now.

A New Hampshire District Court Judge has thrown out portions of a class-action lawsuit brought against a credit union regarding its overdraft protections, but the rest of the case will be allowed to proceed, according to new court documents.

The suit against Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based Northeast Credit Union, which has $1.3 billion in assets and about 126,000 members, revolves around a plaintiff who had $111.09 in a share account at the credit union. According to court documents, the plaintiff made a debit card payment of $32.43 in March 2016, after which the credit union allegedly assessed overdraft fees.

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