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Compliance Digest – January 24

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Suit Alleges Collector Violated Reg F’s 7-in-7 Provision

It is short on details, but another Regulation F lawsuit has been filed, this time in California, and, for the first time, it’s accusing a collector of violating the rule’s prohibitions on call frequency. A copy of the complaint in the case of Santander v. General Revenue Corp. can be …

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Alleging Hunstein Disclosure

A District Court judge in Kansas has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Hunstein case, ruling that the plaintiff lacked standing to sue because she did not suffer a concrete injury when the defendant used a third-party vendor to print and mail a collection letter. A copy of the …

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IRS in ‘Crisis’ as 2022 Tax Season Set to Kick Off

The Internal Revenue Service “is in crisis” after its most “challenging” year ever in 2021, writes the agency’s Taxpayer Advocate Office in its annual report to Congress, noting that the agency is processing more returns than ever while relying on software that is six decades old. The IRS is scheduled …

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Carrie Finney Promoted to CEO and Chairman of Texas-based The CMI Group

Plano, Texas (January 19, 2022) — The CMI Group, an employee-owned company (ESOP) and the industry-leading solutions provider to clients nationwide, announced today the promotion of Carrie Finney to Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. She will also continue in her role as President. Founder and long-serving Chairman …

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Appeals Court Affirms Ruling for Defendant in TCPA ATDS Case

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed a lower court’s ruling in favor of a defendant that was accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by contacting the plaintiff using an automated telephone dialing system. A copy of the ruling in the case of Meier v. …

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