A federal judge has taken the unusual step of threatening to hold retail trade groups in contempt for a website urging merchants to reject a proposed $7.2 billion settlement with Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc over credit card fees.
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Federal Judge Threatens to Hold Merchant Trade Groups in Contempt Over Swipe-Fee Websites
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