Class Action Settlement: GameStop Data Breach

The customers who bought GameStop online from the popular video game store are a part of GameStop Data Breach Class Action Settlement.

As per the settlement, customers who took GameStop found a breach of financial information claim that their information was compromised from August 2016 to February 2017 when a hack hit the popular game show.

The terms of the settlement, GameStop Data Breach state that the popular game GameStop owners will now pay $10,000 for the losses incurred due to a breach of data to the members. The complaints state in their petition that the financial information sent to the owners while purchasing the game was not given the proper protection.

Furthermore, it was only in June 2017 that the GameStop owners told the consumers who had an effect by the theft. This breach affected 1.3 million credit and debit card numbers in June 2017.

As per the GameStop Data breach class action settlement, the gaming company will be paying members $10,000 for losses that came up due to the financial data breach. The members can claim a maximum of $235 for the amount which coincides with reversible fraudulent charges. This includes long distance phone calls and bank fees too.

One of the requirements of the GameStop Class Action Settlement is that the Class Members should have made sound efforts to save their sensitive data from theft. The other measure includes signing the credit monitoring service. The company has admitted to having no liability under the terms of the GameStop data breach class action settlement and the two parties have agreed, as stated in the court documents, to settle the allegations to avert any more monetary expense, time and lawsuits.

Who are eligible?

This includes the class members “who used a credit, debit or another payment card to make (or attempt to make) a purchase on between August 10, 2016, and February 9, 2017.”

The Class members who have issues and want to oppose  from the GameStop data breach class action settlement should do it before December 13, 2018.

The final hearing of the lawsuit will take place on December 19, 2018

The Potential Award

A maximum of $10,000 for the liable expenses directly related to the breach of data. This includes counterfeited credit card charges

A maximum of $235 will be given for the liable expenses to reverse the charges. This includes bank fees too.

Proof of Purchase

The documents that support the amount or liable price.

Claim Form Deadline


Case Name

Crystal Bray, et al. Vs. GameStop Corp, Case No. 1:17-cv-01365, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Final Hearing


Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:

Bray, et al V. GameStop Corporation

C/oHeffler Claims Group

P.O. Box 8268

Philadelphia, PA 19101-8268

(844) 245-3771

Click to file a claim here!

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