If you received a text message from Payless between October 29, 2005 and October 29, 2010, you may be entitled to a merchandise credit worth up to $25.

This lawsuit alleges that Payless violated federal statute by sending unwanted and unsolicited text messages promoting Payless products to cell phone subscribers . The text messages usually originated from shortcodes 242424 or 747474. Examples of sent text messages are shown below.

 PSST …Payless Insider, Ur the 1st to know BOGO starts TODAY 9/29! bUY 1 Get One 1/2 off EVERYTHING 866-746-5923 or END3 to Opt-Out Txt fees apply Not @ Shopko 


Payless thnx U for giving us your number! Show 28147 & get 20% OFF ur next purchase 7/2 -7/27 866-746-5923 or END3 to opt out Txt fees may apply Excludes Shopko.


According to the site, merchandise certificates are:

  • Fully transferable
  • Can not expire for a period of 12 months from issuance
  • Valid on any item sold by Payless (at any Payless store in the U.S.)
  • Can be combinable with other gift cards or certificates
  • Do not require the purchase of any particular product
  • Can be used to  purchase of an item(s) selling for more than $25
  • Can be used to purchase an item that costs less than $25 BUT bearer will NOT receive a cash refund or a credit for the unused amount
  • Not valid on previous purchases

To verify eligibility and/or to get full details about the settlement, go to or call (800) 945-9438. Just hurry, you must file your claim before February 6, 2012 to be eligible.

To file your Payless Class Action claim, click HERE.

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