Plus Feature: Seventh Circuit dismisses FACTA Class Action on Spokeo Grounds

On December 13, 2016, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a plaintiff’s claims under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (“FACTA”) for lack of jurisdiction. In the first federal appellate decision involving FACTA following the Supreme Court’s decision in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540 (2016), the Seventh Circuit held that the plaintiff failed to establish that he suffered an injury-in-fact for purposes of Article III standing.

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