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Daily Digest – June 4. Data Breach at Collection Agency Exposes Personal Information of 12 Million People

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DATA BREACH AT COLLECTION AGENCY EXPOSES PERSONAL INFORMATION OF 12 MILLION PEOPLE

  • A data breach at a collection agency has exposed the personal information — including credit card numbers, bank account numbers, and Social Security numbers — of nearly 12 million patients of Quest Diagnostics, the lab company announced yesterday.

JUDGE FOLLOWS SIMILAR PATH, DENIES MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER STATUTORY DISPUTE NOTICE IN LETTER

  • Following the same path she has already blazed, a District Court judge in New Jersey has denied a motion to dismiss filed by a defendant that was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it did not explicitly state that a dispute must be filed in writing, even thought it used the statutory language from the FDCPA itself.

ADVOCATES SHARE CONCERNS ABOUT COLLECTIONS IN MEETING WITH CFPB LEADERSHIP

  • Consumer advocates raised a host of concerns related to the proposed debt collection rule and collections in general in a meeting with leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, including issues with call caps, not cooperating with credit counseling agencies, and a possible increase in the number of bankruptcy filings.

JUDGE DENIES MSJ IN FDCPA CASE BECAUSE LETTER WAS SENT ONE DAY BEFORE DEFENDANT LEARNED OF BK FILING

  • A District Court judge in Ohio has denied a defendant’s motion for summary judgment after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by sending a collection letter three days after an individual filed for bankruptcy protection and one day before it was notified of the filing.

NORDIS TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES NEW HIRES

  • Nordis Technologies, an innovative customer communications management (CCM) and electronic bill presentment and payments (EBPP) solutions company, has recruited Paola Buitron-Bouw as its corporate counsel and compliance officer and Leana Maharaj as director of accounting and has promoted Lesster Maspoch to vice president of application development.

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