FDCPA CLASS-ACTION COMPLAINT ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF OVERSHADOWING
- Does threatening to permanently disconnect an individual’s suspended cell phone service constitute overshadowing? That particular individual is alleging that it does, accusing a collector of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in a class-action lawsuit.
NCLC PUBLISHES GUIDE OF STATE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAWS GOING INTO EFFECT IN 2022
- The National Consumer Law Center has published a guide of all the state consumer laws that are currently scheduled to go into effect at some point in 2022, providing a handy reference to anyone who needs to be aware of such changes.
FTC PUBLISHES BIENNIAL REPORT TO CONGRESS ABOUT DO NOT CALL REGISTRY
- The Federal Trade Commission has published its biennial report to Congress detailing information about the national Do Not Call registry, which now has more than 244 million phone numbers on it, while also revealing that consumers filed more than 5 million complaints during the 2021 fiscal year, with robocalls being the source of the overwhelming number of complaints.
COMMERCIAL COLLECTION AGENCIES OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES BOARD OF DIRECTORS
- Commercial Collection Agencies of America has elected its new Board of Directors and has announced the slate of officers of the organization.
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