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Daily Digest – April 8. Appeals Court Overturns Lower Court’s Dismissal, Rules ‘Implicit Threat’ Enough For FDCPA Violation; DCF Organizer Shares Details About Event’s Cancellation

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APPEALS COURT OVERTURNS LOWER COURT’S DISMISSAL, RULES ‘IMPLICIT THREAT’ ENOUGH FOR FDCPA VIOLATION

  • The inference of “an implicit threat” in a collection letter is now enough to be considered a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, following a published opinion that was issued on Friday by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which overturned a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit alleging a collector violated the FDCPA when attempting to collect on a time-barred debt.

DCF ORGANIZER SHARES SOME DETAILS ABOUT EVENT’S CANCELLATION

  • The 2019 Debt Collection Forum was scheduled to be held this week in Chicago, but did not go off as planned. Nick Jarman, the event’s organizer, agreed to answer questions about what happened. What follows are his unedited comments, provided to AccountsRecovery.net.

JUDGE CERTIFIES CLASS IN TCPA SUIT OVER COLLECTION CALLS

  • A District Court judge in California has certified a class-action lawsuit, alleging a creditor violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act when collection agencies working on its behalf made calls to the cell phones of individuals using an automated telephone dialing system without first obtaining the proper consent to do so and who never gave their number to the creditor in the first place.

WHY ROBOCALLS WILL NEVER TRULY GO AWAY

  • We should view robocalls like email spam, which was once incredibly prevalent but now has been largely reduced to a folder in your email that nobody ever really checks and is now more a minor inconvenience than a huge annoyance, according to a published report detailing why robocalling will never truly go away.

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