Just weeks after Target Corp. failed to escape claims that it’s liable for a massive data breach that cost banks billions of dollars, a judge refused to dismiss most of a proposed consumer class action over the same late-2013 hack attack.

U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson in St. Paul, Minn., refused on Thursday to dismiss most of a proposed class action brought by Target customers under dozens of state consumer protection and privacy laws. The judge did throw out some state law claims, however, and he hinted that Target’s lawyers may yet whittle the case down further.

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