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Daily Digest – February 1. Including ‘Amount Due Now’ Not an FDCPA Violation; People Only Answer Half The Calls To Their Cell Phones

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INCLUDING ‘AMOUNT DUE NOW’ IN LETTER NOT AN FDCPA VIOLATION, JUDGE RULES IN DISMISSING SUIT

  • A District Court judge in Wisconsin has granted a motion to dismiss after a collection agency was accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by using the phrase “Amount Due Now” in a collection letter.

PEOPLE ANSWER HALF OF THE CALLS TO THEIR CELL PHONES: REPORT

  • Unwanted robocalls related to debt collection ranked fifth among different calling categories detailing the types of robocalls received by individuals with a cell phone in 2018, according to data released by Hiya, a company that provides call blocking applications.

JUDGE DISMISSES FDCPA SUIT OVER ACCOUNT NUMBER CONFUSION IN LETTER

  • A District Court judge in Texas has granted a motion to dismiss a lawsuit after a collection agency was accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by including two different debts under the same self-generated account number.

PROSECUTORS WANT $20 MILLION FROM LAWYER WHO STOLE FROM FIRM

  • Nathan E. Hardwick IV should be forced to forfeit $19.9 million after treating his law firm as a “personal piggy bank,” according to a motion filed by prosecutors as Hardwick awaits sentencing.

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