David Nelms, president and chief operating officer of Discover Financial Services Inc., finds it confounding that the Justice Department has not made his company's predicament a centerpiece of its case against Visa and MasterCard.

"We would think DOJ would want to make us their poster-child," he said in a recent telephone interview.

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