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Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers Class Action Settlement

Description

Up to $24 million in payments to shareholders and members of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative. The class action lawsuit claims that U.S. Tobacco Cooperative accumulated funds over the course of years that should be distributed to its members.

Please visit the official class action website for more information: https://fluecuredtobaccosettlement.com/

Who is Eligible?

Shareholders or members of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative (formerly Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation) anytime between June 1, 1946 and September 13, 2017.

Potential Award

TBD, to be based on the pounds of tobacco sold and the number of years that it was sold; see website for details.

Proof of Purchase

Documentation that demonstrates the pounds sold, and the years it was sold.

How to make a claim

Claim form: https://fluecuredtobaccosettlement.com/mainpage/FileAClaim.aspx

Claim Deadline: 5/26/2018

The deadline for submitting claims is 5/26/2018

Other Information

Case name: Speaks v. U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc.

Final Hearing Date: 1/19/2018