Attorney General Letitia James Obtains Refunds for Consumers Who Purchased Simply Certificates Gift Cards

Posted to Applied Web NY on Fri, 09/11/2020 - 13:10

BUFFALO – Attorney General James secured refunds for New Yorkers who had purchased gift cards that expired earlier than legally permitted. The court order resolves a lawsuit filed earlier this year in Erie County against gift card company “Simply Certificates,” which profited by selling gift cards to consumers with illegal expiration dates. New Yorkers purchased gift cards from Simply Certificates that expired one year from the purchase date, in violation of New York state law that requires a 5-year period before a gift card can expire.

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