The mass mailing of settlement checks over the past month was the result of a class action lawsuit. The windfall came as a surprise to many because their eligibility was determined automatically without any need for consumers to opt in. A call to the settlement administrator line confirms this is not a scam.
“If you are a class member it is because you bought gas in Oregon from an ARCO or ARCO am/pm gas station using a debit card and were charged a debit card fee,” intones a robotic voice on the line.
Years ago, Portland attorney David Sugerman filed the original