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A federal judge’s ruling cleared the path for a credit union class action lawsuit to represent all financial institutions that may have suffered damages from the 2017 data breach of drive-in food chain Sonic restaurants, which compromised payment cards for up to five million customers.

The class action claim against Sonic was brought by the $8.6 billion American Airlines Federal Credit Union in Fort Worth, Texas, the $1.5 billion Arkansas Federal Credit Union in Jacksonville, Ark. and the $6.2 billion Redstone Federal Credit Union in Huntsville, Ala.


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