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Daily Digest – April 17. Judge Grants MTD Over Current Creditor’s Name in Letter; Natural Disasters Send More People Into Collections

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JUDGE GRANTS MTD OVER CURRENT CREDITOR’S NAME IN LETTER

  • A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the plaintiff claimed she did not owe any money to the defendant named in a collection letter, even though the letter “clearly and unambiguously” identified the original creditor.

NATURAL DISASTERS SEND MORE INDIVIDUALS INTO COLLECTIONS: REPORT

  • Natural disasters can significantly impact the lives of those who are affected, but one unintended consequence that has not traditionally received a lot of attention is the impact on an individual’s credit score and financial well-being. A recently released study concludes that individuals impacted by natural disasters experience decreased credit scores, more debts that are placed with collection agencies, increased credit card debt, and more bankruptcy filings.

COLLECTION AGENCY GOES UNDER LOCAL MEDIA OUTLET’S MICROSCOPE

LAWSUIT TOTALS FLIP-FLOP AS FDCPA, TCPA SUITS TOTALS INCREASE WHILE FCRA NUMBERS DROP: WEBRECON

  • For the first time in more than a year, the number of lawsuits against companies in the credit and collection industry alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act were up while the number of suits alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act were down on a month-over-month basis, according to data released earlier this week by WebRecon.

PAUL LWORY JOINS REVSPRING AS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

  • RevSpring is pleased to announce the addition of Paul Lowry as Director of Business Development, focused on the southeast region. Lowry brings extensive consumer communication and technology sales expertise as well as a track record for creating comprehensive, results-oriented solutions.

GURU DNA NAMED FIRST LATITUDE BY GENESYS AUTHORIZED PARTNER

  • Guru DNA is excited to announce it is the first Latitude by Genesys authorized partner. Guru DNA will extend its personalized support services, providing customization of the Latitude platform to more customers in the receivables management industry. In addition, Guru DNA will be an industry first to become a Latitude by Genesys Authorized Reseller.

RMAI EXPANDS NATIONAL CERTIFICATION PROGRAM TO INCLUDE VENDORS

  • The RMAI Certification Council announces the adoption of version 7.0 of the Receivables Management Certification Program (RMCP) after a nine-month development and review process. The most significant enhancement to the RMCP in version 7.0 is the addition of vendor certification.

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