Daily Digest – July 18. Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Class Action; DFPI Invites Comments on Collector Licensing Rulemaking

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CLASS ACTION OVER DIFFERENT SETTLEMENT AMOUNTS IN LETTERS

  • A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class-action, albeit for lack of standing even though both sides agreed that the plaintiff suffered a concrete injury, after the plaintiff received two collection letters that offered to settle the unpaid debt for different amounts.

DFPI INVITES COMMENTS ON RULEMAKING RELATED TO STATE LICENSING LAW

FCC PROPOSED $116M FINE FOR ILLEGAL ROBOCALLS, ROSENWORCEL WANTS FCC TO BE ABLE TO COLLECT

  • Irony alert. The Federal Communications Commission has proposed a fine of $116 million against a company accused of making illegal robocalls to the toll-free numbers of businesses and using prerecorded messages to inform the businesses about the dangers of scam calls and telling the businesses to report scam calls to regulators, carriers, and an entity the company controlled called “ScammerBlaster.” The chair of the FCC used the announcement of the fine to call on Congress to change its laws and allow the FCC to attempt to collect on its fines on its own, rather than being required to hand the account over to the Department of Justice for collection.

EXPERTS SHARE CONTEXT ON CASES IMPACTING ARM INDUSTRY

  • Understanding the context and consequences of court rulings can be difficult. Thankfully, there are experts out there that can do it for us. Laurie Nelson, Caren Enloe, Stefanie Jackman, Chuck Dodge, David Schultz, Leslie Bender, and Carlos Ortiz break down the ins and outs of cases impacting the ARM industry in this week’s Compliance Digest, which is brought to you by Bedard Law Group.

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