COLLECTION ATTORNEY FACING FDCPA CLASS ACTION OVER ALLEGED THREAT TO REPORT DEBT IN LETTER
- A class-action lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey alleging that a collection attorney violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by threatening to report an individual’s unpaid debt to a credit bureau when it had no plans to do so.
JUDGE PARTIALLY DENIES MSJ IN FDCPA, TCPA CASE
- Placing 77 calls over a 73-day period is not enough to be considered a violation of Section 1692f of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, but is enough to be considered a violation of Section 1692d(5) of the FDCPA, a District Court judge in California has ruled in only partially denying a defendant’s motion for summary judgment.
ONE-SIDED ARGUMENT BLASTS ARM INDUSTRY WITHOUT GIVING IT A CHANCE TO DEFEND ITSELF
- When you write a 3,600-word article about the debt buying and debt collection industry, you’re going to need to talk to a few people. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the author of this particular piece spoke with four consumer advocates or consumer attorneys and four different consumers. But, when you write a 3,600-word article about the debt buying and debt collection industry and elect not to mention or quote a single representative from the debt buying or debt collection industry, it makes it pretty clear what the objective of the article was without having to read it.
CFPB MAKES APPEARANCE DURING DEM DEBATE
- As Kathy Kraninger, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is scheduled to testify before the House Financial Services Committee today, the CFPB’s origin story was front-and-center last night during the Democratic presidential debate last night in Ohio.
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