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Daily Digest – December 31. Judge Grants Summary Judgment For Defense in FDCPA Letter Case; Federal Employees Getting Debt Advice While Out of Work

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JUDGE GRANTS SUMMARY JUDGMENT FOR DEFENSE IN FDCPA LETTER CASE

  • A federal judge in Illinois has granted summary judgment in favor of a collection agency that was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the plaintiff alleged the creditor could have collected interest from the plaintiff through post charge-off fees once the agency closed out his account.

FEDERAL EMPLOYEES GETTING ADVICE ABOUT MANAGING DEBTS WHILE OUT OF WORK

IMMIGRATION PROPOSAL COULD SUBJECT FEDERAL GOV’T TO FCRA COMPLIANCE

  • Could the federal government be forced to start complying with the Fair Credit Reporting Act? It’s possible, if it continues to move forward and use credit scores in reviewing immigration applications, according to a published report.

FTC RUNS OUT OF MONEY, FORCED TO SUSPEND ALMOST ALL INVESTIGATIONS UNTIL SHUTDOWN IS OVER

  • The Federal Trade Commission has run out of money and must suspend all of its investigations, including those into egregious debt collection activities, according to a published report.

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