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Deadline Approaching for Visa/Mastercard Settlement – Partner with MCAG

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MCAG, a HASC Endorsed Business Partner, has been closely monitoring the proceedings related to the Visa/Mastercard Interchange Fee Class Action Settlement (Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1720). The lawsuit states that merchants paid more fees than they should have for accepting Visa and Mastercard payments from consumers.

MCAG: A Trusted Expert and Preferred Partner

HASC has partnered with MCAG, a class-action settlement expert, to offer claims filing services to help eligible HASC members meet the fast-approaching claim filing deadline for the $5.54 billion interchange fee settlement.

The claims process for this settlement is now open, but you must submit a claim to the settlement administrator, or have a claim submitted on your behalf, by May 31, 2024, to be eligible to receive a claim payout. To have MCAG file on your behalf, you must register with the firm by May 15, 2024.

MCAG’s turnkey settlement filing solution will optimize your claim and ease any potential administrative burden. The service comes at no risk — MCAG only gets paid when revenue is recovered for you.

Eligibility Requirements

If your business accepted Visa or Mastercard payments at any time from January 1, 2004, to January 25, 2019, you may be eligible to recover significant funds from the interchange fee settlement.

Register with MCAG: It’s Quick and Easy

Don’t miss this important claim filing deadline — let MCAG file a claim on your behalf. To ensure timely filing, you must register with MCAG by Wednesday, May 15.

Sign up now on MCAG’s HASC member page

The registration process is fast and easy, and you pay no fees up front. Once you sign up, MCAG will keep you up to date every step of the way on the latest developments in the settlement.
For any questions, contact Kimberly Johnson, vice president, business development at MCAG, [email protected].

Payment Card Settlement Disclaimer: Claim forms have been mailed and have been available online since December 2023. No-cost assistance is available from the Class Administrator and Class Counsel during the claims-filing period. No one is required to sign up with any third-party service to participate in any monetary relief. For additional information regarding the status of the settlement, visit the Court-approved website at