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Daily Digest – October 12. Judge Denies Motion to Compel Arbitration in TCPA Collection Case; Obituary: Harvey Vengroff

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JUDGE DENIES MOTION TO COMPEL ARBITRATION IN TCPA COLLECTION CASE

  • A federal judge in Michigan has denied a motion to compel arbitration in a case where a credit card company called the spouse of an account holder hundreds of times in an attempt to collect on a debt. The defendant had argued that because the phone number was included in the original application and because the spouse had participated in the account by making payments from a joint bank account that he was subject to the card’s mandatory arbitration provisions.

 

OBITUARY: HARVEY VENGROFF

  • Harvey Vengroff, the founder of Vengroff, Williams & Associates, passed away yesterday at the age of 77.

 

CONSUMER ADVOCATE TELLS INDUSTRY TO SEND LETTERS INSTEAD OF MAKING PHONE CALLS

  • Sometimes, you need to read all the way to the bottom of an article before you get to the best part. Take, for example, this article: Flexing their muscles, debt collectors see an opportunity to fend off robocall rules. The article is interesting because it was published on a mainstream media site and because it articulates the problems that the ARM industry are having with call blocking and labeling technologies. But the most interesting comments are all the way at the bottom of the article.

 

USPS REQUESTS 5-CENT BUMP IN STAMP PRICES

  • The United States Postal Service has proposed the largest one-time increase in the price of a stamp in nearly three decades. The USPS wants to raise the price of a first-class mail stamp five cents, to $0.55. The five-cent increase would be the largest bump in the price of a stamp dating back to 1991, according to a published report.

 

PLAZA SERVICES ANNOUNCES JASON RHEAUME AS NEW VP OF LEGAL AND AGENCY MANAGEMENT

  • Plaza Services, LLC is pleased to welcome Jason Rheaume as the company’s Vice President of Legal and Agency Management. Mr. Rheaume will be responsible for developing and managing Plaza Services’ attorney network as well as supporting both agency and overall inventory management.

 

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