Consumer alleges AVCOA charged fees without notice for vending machine items bought with card

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 7, 2018

CHICAGO – A Cook County consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a vending machine company over allegations he was damaged by unauthorized charges.

Joshua Moyer filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on Nov. 21 in Cook County Circuit Court against AVCOA Inc. alleging breach of contract, unjust enrichment and other counts.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges on Oct. 24, 2017, and Nov. 21, 2017, he made purchases with his debit card at AVCOA vending machines, relying on the prices displayed on the machine. He alleges the defendant added a 10 cent charge per item and that it did not disclose an additional charge would be added on credit and debit card purchases.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an injunction, at least $50,000,plus fees and costs, and further relief. He is represented by Anthony S. DiVincenzo and Robert J. Stein III of DiVincenzo Schoenfield Stein in Chicago and Vivek Jayaram of Jayaram Law Inc. in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 2018CH14539 

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