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Daily Digest – November 13. Judge Rules Law Firm Used ‘Misleading’ Language; Examining the ‘Lucrative Assembly Line’ of Student Loan Lawsuits

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JUDGE RULES LAW FIRM USED ‘MISLEADING’ LANGUAGE IN COLLECTION LETTER

  • A federal judge has ruled a collection letter sent by  law firm violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by using misleading language and by inadvertently shortening the 30-day timeframe that an individual has to file a dispute over an alleged debt. This, despite the fact that the law firm was following a legal precedent from another lawsuit it was involved in that said the language was permissible.

 

 

PLAINTIFF FILES CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT OVER INTEREST LANGUAGE IN COLLECTION LETTER

 

ARTICLE LOOKS AT ‘LUCRATIVE ASSEMBLY LINE’ OF STUDENT LOAN LAWSUITS

  • Transworld Systems is in the spotlight this morning, as The New York Times looks into some of the 38,000 lawsuits it has filed against individuals with unpaid student loans. The article exposes lawsuits that were filed after the statute of limitations had expired, a lawsuit that was filed after a loan had been paid off, and more. Transworld collects on behalf of the National Collegiate Student Loan Trust, an organization that has received attention for its questionable documentation practices.

 

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