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Daily Digest – August 21. New Comments on Proposed Rule From Consumer Groups, Union; Judge Denies MTD Over ‘Will Not Sue’ Statement About Time-Barred Debt

SUMMARIZING NEW COMMENTS FROM CONSUMER GROUPS, UNION OVER PROPOSED RULE A handful of consumer advocacy groups and unions filed their comments criticizing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed debt collection rule yesterday, and one hand-written note from a consumer illustrated how advocacy groups are raising awareness to get consumers to …

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Summarizing New Comments From Consumer Groups, Union Over Proposed Rule

A handful of consumer advocacy groups and unions filed their comments criticizing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed debt collection rule yesterday, and one hand-written note from a consumer illustrated how advocacy groups are raising awareness to get consumers to file comments opposing the proposed rule. The Service Employees International …

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Check Into Cash® Selects Telrock’s Optimus Enterprise Class Collection & Recovery Software Platform to Help Drive Greater Collection Efficiency and Effectiveness

Atlanta, GA. – August 20, 2019  Check Into Cash, a national industry leader in direct lending and short-term credit solutions with hundreds of retail locations across the country and an ever expanding online presence, has selected Telrock, a global technology provider of SaaS-based software solutions, to provide their enterprise-wide collections …

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Daily Digest – August 20. Appeals Court Upholds Lower Court’s Summary Judgment Ruling for Defense in FCRA Case; Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Suit Over Dispute Notice

APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS LOWER COURT’S SUMMARY JUDGMENT RULING FOR DEFENDANT IN FCRA CASE The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of a defendant that was accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by allegedly providing inaccurate information on the plaintiff’s …

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Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Suit Over Dispute Notice in Letter

A District Court judge in Pennsylvania has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by including language in a collection letter that allegedly misled a plaintiff into thinking that a dispute could be made orally. A copy of the …

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Appeals Court Affirms Lower Court’s Ruling in FCRA Case

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of a defendant that was accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by allegedly providing inaccurate information on the plaintiff’s credit reports. A copy of the ruling in the case of Angino v. …

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WaPo Takes Balanced Look at Plight Facing Rural Hospitals

A local newspaper going after the local hospital for suing local residents over unpaid medical bills is very much en vogue right now, happening in Virginia, Oklahoma, New York, Tennessee, and other places across the country. But full credit goes to the Washington Post for doing the best job at …

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