October 5, 2017 / 10:13 PM / a year ago

Lawsuit over Valero's gas price ads can proceed as class - ruling

A federal judge in California has granted class status to a lawsuit accusing a Valero Energy subsidiary of deceiving consumers by offering a discount to those paying with cash and failing to give the cash price to those using debit cards.

In a decision on Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg in San Francisco certified a class of thousands of California consumers who bought gasoline since 2011 from Valero-branded stations that had allegedly misleading signs about how gasoline was priced.

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