Class Eligibility

All persons nationwide who leased a motor vehicle pursuant to a SmartLease Agreement that was assigned to Ally Financial Inc. (or a predecessor in interest or affiliated company, including General Motors Acceptance Corporation, GMAC LLC, GMAC Inc., GMAC Automotive Bank, Ally Bank, Ally Bank Lease Trust or Ally Financial Lease Trust), and who subsequently purchased the leased vehicle between June 4, 2009 and June 18, 2018 pursuant to the purchase option provision in the SmartLease Agreement and were required to pay a documentary, dealer, or similar fee not disclosed in the SmartLease Agreement when purchasing the vehicle (the “Settlement Class”).

Estimated Amount

Varies

Proof of Purchase

Yes

Case Name

Schreiber v. Ally Financial Inc.,
Case No. 1:14-cv-22069
District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Case Summary

This class action lawsuit alleges that Defendant Ally Financial Inc. (“Ally”) violated the legal rights of consumers by charging or permitting dealerships to charge impermissible documentary or dealer fees in connection with lease-end vehicle purchases pursuant to purchase option provisions in consumers’ leases. Ally denies that it has acted unlawfully, but has agreed to enter into this Settlement to resolve these allegations.

Settlement Pool

$19,717,222

Deadline

01/09/2019

Contact


Schreiber v. Ally Financial, Inc.
c/o Heffler Claims Group
PO Box 7528
Philadelphia, PA 19101-7528
1-844-702-2784

20 responses to “Ally Financial Hidden Auto Leasing Fees Class Action Settlement”

  1. Lance Brandt says:

    I leased and then purchased my truck thur Ally

    • DENIS PIERRO says:

      Hello

      I leased a 2008 Saturn Vue – Ally was the the finance company – all my payment were made to Ally for the duration of the lease – in the end i paid off the Saturn Vue 2008 in full
      How do i proceed to claim in this lawsuit ?

      ADMIN – Hi Denis,

      These are the terms:

      All persons nationwide who leased a motor vehicle pursuant to a SmartLease Agreement that was assigned to Ally Financial Inc. (or a predecessor in interest or affiliated company, including General Motors Acceptance Corporation, GMAC LLC, GMAC Inc., GMAC Automotive Bank, Ally Bank, Ally Bank Lease Trust or Ally Financial Lease Trust), and who subsequently purchased the leased vehicle between June 4, 2009 and June 18, 2018 pursuant to the purchase option provision in the SmartLease Agreement and were required to pay a documentary, dealer, or similar fee not disclosed in the SmartLease Agreement when purchasing the vehicle (the “Settlement Class

  2. John Beech says:

    I bought a vehicle amd financed through ally in Jan of 2010. My father was a co-signer, Douglas Beech

    ADMIN – Hi John,

    If you believe you are a member of the class please file a link using the link we provided.

  3. Jack Brushaber says:

    Would this apply to purchasing or just leasing?

    ADMIN – Hi Jack,

    As described in the title this settlement is about leasing.

  4. lula mcafee says:

    Didnt get a claim from and still paying on my car from Ally Financial

    ADMIN – Hi Lula,

    If you believe you are a class member contact the class action administrator to see if they can issue your claim ID

  5. Jacquita Saunders says:

    I purchased my 2007 Nissan Pathfinder and it was leased through Ally Financial in 2012. Can I be sent some information to be apart of the lawsuit?

    ADMIN – Hi Jacquita,

    All the information you need is available in the official page.

  6. Spor says:

    I may have been involved.

    ADMIN – Hi Spor,

    If you believe you are a class member consider filing a claim

  7. Jemika Hunter says:

    I brought a 2011 Chevy traverse from mike Anderson ally financial is the bank I went through I got the loan In 2014

  8. Jemika Hunter says:

    I purchased a 2011 Chevy traverse in 2014

    ADMIN – Hi Jemika,

    Refer to class eligibility to see if you qualify.

  9. Bertha M Chatmom says:

    We did a smart lease in 2013 and a couple years later we purchase the 2013 CTS COUPE

    ADMIN – Hi Bertha,

    If you otherwise meet class eligibility per the terms disclosed consider filing a claim.

  10. marion johnson says:

    i went through ally to purchase a car 2 years ago and was told it would take me four years to pay but i have been paying for to years and still have four more to go so would i be a plantiff i n this lawsuit just wondering let me know if i qualify please

    ADMIN – Hi Marion,

    You can be a class member but not a class representative unless you want to go solo and hire your own attorney.

  11. Brenda Coyle says:

    I should be part of this suit but I lived from where my leased address was, and I am past the forwarding mail time line. What do I need to do since I believe that my claim number is lost in limbo?

    ADMIN – Hi Brenda,

    Reach out to the class action administrator.

  12. Sarah Elizabeth Solorzano says:

    I never received a notice so how do I obtain a member ID number???

    ADMIN – Hi Sarah,

    Reach out to the class action administrator.

  13. JOSEPH Johnson says:

    I know it’s probably in the contract.

  14. Ashley Carlson says:

    How do we fill out a form if we did not receive one in the mail with a action number?

    ADMIN – Hi Ashley,

    Reach out to the class action administrator.

    • james gregory says:

      I leased a 2016 Ford Fusion in2017 I will need a Claim ID

      ADMIN – Hi James,

      You need to reach out to the class action administrator.

  15. Sam says:

    Hi it’s asking me for a claim Id number to process claims online

    ADMIN – Hi Sam,

    If you did not receive one contact the class action administrator

  16. james gregory says:

    I purchased a 2016 Ford Fusion in 2017 .

  17. Kellie May says:

    I need the contact info to the class action administrator.

    ADMIN – Hi Kellie,

    If you scroll up you will find it.

  18. Christopher noyes says:

    the least a Audi S5 2013 through Ally in 2015

    ADMIN – Hi Christopher,

    What?

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