Global Tel*Link Corp. agreed to settle a class action lawsuit stemming from its services to jails and prisons relating to non-refunded deposits made by customers. The $67 million settlement will be used to reimburse customer deposits from April 2011 to October 2021. The settlement is awaiting final court approval. The lawsuit alleged that the company did not properly inform users of their “use-it-or-lose-it” policy.
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