Technical questions about filing an online claim
The Direct Purchaser Net Settlement Fund was distributed to the Authorized Claimants by the Settlement Administrator on July 26, 2013. The settlement checks have a void date of October 24, 2013, and the deadline to request the check be reissued is October 1, 2013.

The deadline to file a claim form was May 19, 2008. Claim forms filed after May 19, 2008 may not be considered for payment.

Direct Purchasers

If you are a consumer who purchased a diamond from a retail or jewelry store (other than a De Beers store), you may be a member of the consumer subclass. For more information, click here. If you bought a diamond from a De Beers store, please click here.

The Class of Direct Purchasers generally includes all persons and legal entities located in the United States who purchased any Gem Diamond directly from De Beers or De Beers’ Diamond Mining Competitors. Sightholders, for the period they had Sightholder status, De Beers, De Beers’ Diamond Mining Competitors, and their affiliates are excluded from the Class.

The time period for the Direct Purchasers Class is September 20, 1997, through March 31, 2006.

To determine whether you are member of the Direct Purchaser Class, please refer to the Commonly Asked Questions and the Notice of Class Action Settlement and Release Below.

Commonly Asked Questions for Direct Purchasers:

To print a copy of the Direct Purchaser Claim Form or the Notice of Proposed Settlement, please click on the appropriate document below.

Direct Purchaser Claim Form

Direct Purchaser Notice of Proposed Settlement

Indirect Purchaser Notice of Class Action Settlement


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