JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER LICENSE NUMBER IN LETTER
- A District Court judge in Ohio has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it included a reference to its state license number in the signature line of a collection letter.
TCPA SUIT FILED OVER TWO TEXT MESSAGES SENT TO WRONG NUMBER
- A plaintiff has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging a defendant violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act because it did not stop sending text messages after the plaintiff wrote a text message back saying he had never ordered anything from the defendant, but it appears as though the text messages did stop after the plaintiff called to revoke consent to be contacted.
KRANINGER TO TESTIFY BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEE TOMORROW
- It will be appointment television tomorrow as fireworks will be flying when Kathy Kraninger, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sits down before the House Financial Services Committee for her semi-annual visit to Capitol Hill.
SPRINT ANNOUNCES STIR/SHAKEN DEPLOYMENTS WITH T-MOBILE, COMCAST
- Sprint yesterday that it has deployed STIR/SHAKEN protocols aimed at authenticating the caller on calls placed between the carrier and Comcast and T-Mobile.
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