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Daily Digest – September 14. Company Rolls Out Non-ATDS Phone; Oregon City Hires ‘Proactive’ Collection Agency

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COMPANY ROLLS OUT STANDALONE NON-ATDS PHONE; CLAIMS ITS FULLY COMPLIANT WITH TCPA 

  • A telephony technology company has introduced a new standalone phone, called The Compliance Phone, which was designed to contact the mobile phones of individuals without requiring their prior consent, and not running afoul of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The provider says it has a 288-page opinion letter that provides assurance that using this device to contact the mobile phones of individuals is compliant with the TCPA.

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OREGON CITY HIRES ‘PROACTIVE’ COLLECTION AGENCY

  • The city of Brookings, Oregon, has hired a new collection agency, Western Collections Bureau of Portland, to collect nearly $200,000 in unpaid parking tickets and traffic fines. The city chose the new agency because it is more “proactive” in going after individuals with unpaid debts.

COLLECTION MAKER ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PAYMENT PROCESSOR

  • CDS Software, which makes the CollectOne collection technology platform, has announced a partnership with PaymentSavvy, a billing and payment processing company. The press release announcing the partnership did offer additional details regarding the extent of the partnership and how CollectOne users will be able to access PaymentSavvy’s products and services.

CREDIT UNION COLLECTION AGENCY CREATES NEW COO POSITION

RECORD NUMBER OF ROBOCALLS MADE IN AUGUST

  • Nearly 1,000 robocalls were placed every second in August, according to data compiled and released by YouMail, a cloud-based call answering service. There were enough robocalls to contact every individual in America almost eight times during the month of August. Residents in the 404 area code of Atlanta were contacted 40 times each on average. Nearly 300 million calls were made to individuals in Texas, according to YouMail.

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