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Daily Digest – September 20. Getting to Know Robert Blair of DCI; Trio Indicted in $364M Debt Buying Ponzi Scheme

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GETTING TO KNOW ROBERT BLAIR OF DIVERSIFIED CONSULTANTS INC.

  • Robert Blair’s secret to success is that there is no secret to success. Doesn’t make for a great book or motivational video, per se, but it has definitely worked for Blair, who has ascended through the ranks at Diversified Consultants Inc. during his decade at the company. Blair’s secret? Hard work wins the day. Especially if it’s done while most people are still sleeping. Read on to learn more about Robert and why you might find him behind the counter of his own coffee shop one day.

 

TRIO INDICTED IN $364 MILLION DEBT BUYING PONZI SCHEME

  • A trio of individuals from the debt buying world have been indicted on charges of running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors of $364 million. The trio — Kevin B. Merrill, Jay B. Ledford, and Cameron R. Jezierski — were indicted by a grand jury in Maryland last week and are facing charges of wire fraud and money laundering, among others.

 

DEBT BUYER AWARDED $290K AFTER ACCUSING PARTNER OF STEALING INFORMATION

  • A jury in Massachusetts has awarded $290,000 to a debt buyer who sued his former business partner, alleging the partner was stealing customer information to pursue his own venture. Shawn Mulligan was awarded the money after he sued Jonathan Koop, his former partner in Elite Enterprise Services LLC.

 

CLASS-ACTION DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST BCFP

  • From Ballard Spahr comes news that a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, alleging that the agency discriminates against minority and female employees by giving them fewer promotions and paying them less than their white male co-workers.

 

BCFP TO OPEN ATLANTA OFFICE; WILL RELOCATE STAFF FROM D.C.

  • The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is moving some of its employees from Washington, D.C., to a new satellite office it plans to open in Atlanta, according to a published report. The move is a cost-savings measure, according to the report.

 

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