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Daily Digest – July 12. Judge in FDCPA Case Questions Why Defendant Kept Calling; Wells Fargo Settles 6 TCPA Cases for $18M

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JUDGE IN FDCPA CASE QUESTIONS WHY DEFENDANT KEPT CALLING IF PLAINTIFF NEVER ANSWERED THE PHONE

  • A District Court judge in California has partially granted and partially denied motions for summary judgment filed by a defendant accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by making excessive calls after she had allegedly revoked consent to be contacted.

WELLS FARGO TO SPEND $18M TO SETTLE SIX TCPA CASES

  • A District Court judge in Illinois has given preliminary approval to a $18 million settlement that would end six class-action lawsuits alleging Wells Fargo violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by making calls to individuals who were not customers of the bank in an attempt to collect on unpaid debts.

CARRIERS DETAIL WHY SHAKEN/STIR MAY NOT BE A SILVER BULLET IN THE FIGHT AGAINST ROBOCALLS

  • While significant progress has been made by the telephone carriers are adopting a new protocol to help authenticate the caller ID information of someone making an outgoing call, the technology will still not address a fundamental issue relevant to the credit and collection industry: whether the content of that particular call is legitimate or not, representatives from the carriers said yesterday at a robocall summit hosted by the Federal Communications Commission.

FTC ACCUSES STUDENT LOAN DEBT RELIEF OPERATION OF SCAMMING $23 MILLION FROM DUPED CONSUMERS

  • The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal court against a student loan debt relief company, alleging it bilked $23 million from consumers by demanding illegal upfront payments and not remitting all of the funds consumers gave to the company to be paid toward their outstanding balances.

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