Monroe v. Hyundai of Manhattan & Westchester, Toyota & Lexus Financial Service

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Dismissal of Consumer RICO Claims Against Toyota Motor Credit Corp.

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We obtained a dismissal of an action commenced by a consumer alleging that she was fraudulently induced to refinance her vehicle in violation of, among other things, 18 U.S.C. § 1962(c) of the Racketeering Influence and Corrupt Organization Act 7 (“RICO”). The court credited our argument that the complaint was barred for want of subject matter jurisdiction and that plaintiff’s RICO claims were insufficiently alleged as a matter of law. Although plaintiff appealed to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, the dismissal was affirmed.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, General Business Updates, Consumer Protection Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 2nd Circuit, New York | United States

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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