JUDGE DENIES MTD IN CASE OVER WHERE GARNISHMENT ACTION WAS FILED
- A District Court judge in Oregon has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act over whether filing a garnishment notice is a legal action against a consumer or the consumer’s employer.
THE TALE OF THE VANISHING DEBTS
- An interesting trend related to the number of debts placed with third-party agencies and the size of those debts continued in the third quarter, according to data released this week by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and may have some long-lasting impacts on how agencies work accounts for the foreseeable future.
HOUSE COMMITTEE PASSES EIGHT BILLS, INCLUDING FIVE RELATED TO DEBT COLLECTION
- The House Financial Services Committee on Thursday passed eight bills, including five that relate to debt collection or the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
CONVERGENT LAYS OFF 44% OF EMPLOYEES AT TEXAS LOCATION
- Tuesday was the last day of work for 40 employees at Convergent Outsourcing’s office in San Antonio after the company submitted a notice to a state agency announcing the layoffs.
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