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Daily Digest – March 9. Plaintiff Seeks Certification in TCPA Suit Over Calls Intended For Shoplifters; New Opportunity Moves Jarman Closer To Home

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PLAINTIFF SEEKS CERTIFICATION IN TCPA SUIT OVER CALLS INTENDED FOR SHOPLIFTERS 

  • The plaintiff in a lawsuit against a collection law firm and Walmart alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act has asked the court to certify the suit as a class action. The law firm was going after civil recoveries from individuals who had been caught shoplifting from Walmarts. It had made more than 20,000 wrong number calls during a four-year period, according to the plaintiff.

 

NEW OPPORTUNITY AT CREDIT COLLECTION PARTNERS MOVES JARMAN CLOSER TO HOME

  • Nick Jarman is now a little closer to home, and he could not be happier about it. Jarman recently joined Credit Collection Partners, Inc., based in Taylorville, Ill., as its chief operating officer. Jarman was most recently a senior vice president at Diversified Consultants, Inc. Commuting back and forth between his home in Missouri and DCI’s office in Louisville took a toll, he said.

 

EXPERIAN WHITEPAPER DETAILS IMPACT OF OVERLY AGGRESSIVE COLLECTION EFFORTS

  • Being overly aggressive in collection efforts can turn individuals off and cause them to cancel accounts, according to a whitepaper released this week by Experian. While the number is not incredibly big — 3% of individuals with a credit card that was at least 30 days past due canceled their account after bringing the account current — those are lost customers, Experian contends.

 

LEANDRA ENGLISH CITED AS REASON HOUSE PASSES BILL TO PREVENT ‘BURROWING IN’

  • Leandra English’s fight to be named acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has led the House of Representatives to pass a bill that would prevent political appointees from “burrowing in” and becoming career civil servants.

 

‘SYSTEMATICALLY’ BACKING OFF CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AND THE ‘EVISCERATION’ OF THE CFPB

  • This week has been National Consumer Protection Week. And there have been a couple of articles that illustrate how the Trump administration feels about consumer protections.

 

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The Daily Digest is sponsored by Beam Software. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Beam is a thought leader in portfolio management and collection software. They offer both cloud-based and on-premise solutions to accommodate the entire collection continuum. For more information, please visit www.beamsoftware.com or call (800) 212-2326.

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