Were you a cardholder of a Peoples Trust prepaid Visa or Mastercard payment card between November 29, 2011 and April 30, 2014?

If so, you might be affected by a class action settlement totaling $17,000,000. The settlement was approved by the Court on September 29, 2020.

About this class action

A lawsuit was commenced against Peoples Trust on behalf of Ontario consumers who purchased or received prepaid gift cards. The plaintiff and defendants have settled the lawsuit for $17,000,000.

Ontario consumers who were Peoples Trust prepaid Visa or MasterCard payment cardholders between November 29, 2011 and April 30, 2014 may be entitled to a share of this settlement.

Our Frequently Asked Questions contain information about the class action and settlement.

If you experience problems submitting a claim, please contact the claims administrator, RicePoint, be email at or toll-free at 1-866-723-8270.

The Claims period is now closed. Final payments will be made in January 2023.

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