BEDARD: HOW THE DEBT COLLECTION RULE ‘PAVES THE WAY’ TO ELIMINATE ALMOST 100% OF POSTAGE COSTS
- One of the greatest concerns that debt collectors have when it comes to sending emails is the risk of a third-party disclosure violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. In this episode of “You Wanted a Rule, You Got a Rule” John Bedard of the Bedard Law Group walks through those steps to make sure everyone understands what needs to be done to be able to invoke the Bona Fide Error defense when sending emails.
JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FCRA CASE OVER OWNERSHIP OF DEBT
- A District Court judge in Illinois has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act because it allegedly did not conduct a reasonable investigation into a dispute, among other claims.
CFPB OPENS APPLICATION WINDOW TO JOIN ADVISORY COMMITTEES
- Be part of the solution, not the problem, the old saying goes. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is giving participants in the debt collection industry the opportunity to be part of the solution, but only if they are willing to do the work required to participate.
PLAZA SERVICES SUPPORTS VOICES FOR GEORGIA’S CHILDREN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
- Plaza Services, LLC gives back to our local community this holiday season with a donation to Voices for Georgia’s Children, a nonprofit organization that helps to improve the well-being of children through support and advocacy efforts.
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