GETTING TO KNOW CHUCK RITER OF EMERGENT BUSINESS GROUP
- Reading through the answers from Chuck Riter, it is easy to see how much passion he has for the credit and collection industry and how much devotion he has to his employees. While he might not be an industry lifer, his commitment to helping those around him and his peers and colleagues is exactly the type of person that makes this industry such a great place to work. Read on to learn more about Chuck and why, even in Pennsylvania, it is always grilling season for him. [This series is sponsored by TCN.]
APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS LOWER ATTORNEY FEE AWARD IN FDCPA CASE
- The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has denied a plaintiff’s appeal for a larger attorney fee award in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case that was settled.
REVAMPED TRACED ACT PASSES HOUSE, SENATE & PRESIDENT EXPECTED TO APPROVE, TOO
- The House of Representatives yesterday passed the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, an undertaking that the Senate is expected to copy next week, and one of the bill’s biggest supporters says that President Trump will sign the bill once it hits his desk before the holidays.
ARTICLE DETAILS ‘AGGRESSIVE’ COLLECTION PRACTICES THAT PUT PEOPLE IN JAIL
- After chronicling how individuals with unpaid medical debts in Kansas are put in jail for missing court dates, ProPublica has turned its sights westward, and published an article about individuals in Utah who are being jailed because they are missing court dates related to unpaid payday loans.
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