Daily Digest – July 26. Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Post-BK Calls; Employees Don’t Care About Cybersecurity

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CASE OVER CALLS MADE POST-BK FILING

  • A District Court judge in Illinois has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that the plaintiff lacked standing to sue after being called three times by the defendant following the plaintiff filing for bankruptcy protection.

COMPLAINT ACCUSES COLLECTOR OF CONTACTING REPRESENTED PLAINTIFF YEARS LATER

STARTLING NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES DON’T CARE ABOUT CYBERSECURITY AND AREN’T PAYING ATTENTION

  • Nobody will disagree with the statement that maintaining a strong culture of security is important to avoiding incidents like data breaches and phishing attacks, but just because your employees agree with that statement does not mean they will tell you when they uncover a problem, according to newly released research.

N.J. ISSUES CONVENIENCE FEE NOTIFICATION WARNING

  • Consumers in the Garden State are submitting more complaints to the state’s acting Attorney General about transactions in which surcharges for paying with a debit or credit card are not being disclosed, so the AG sent out a warning last week reminding merchants of their duty to disclose the total price of goods and services to consumers.

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