April 12, 2014

Foundation accuses credit card company of fraud

A Raleigh County organization is suing Citgo Credit Card, claiming they were unlawfully overcharged.

CreditCardSouthern Appalachian Labor School Foundation Inc. filed a lawsuit March 12 in Raleigh Circuit Court against Fleetcor Technologies Operation Company LLC, doing business as Citgo Credit Card, citing fraud.

The plaintiff claims they were charged for late fees, penalties and assessments that were not authorized by their contract and are against West Virginia’s laws.

The plaintiff is seeking an account of the charges and to be refunded the money they paid. They are being represented by Fayetteville attorneys Ralph C. Young, Christopher B. Frost, Steven R. Broadwater Jr. and Jed R. Nolan of Hamilton, Burgess, Young and Pollard PLLC. The case has been assigned to Circuit Judges Robert A. Burnside.

Raleigh Circuit Court case numbers 14-C-234-B