Daily Digest – September 15. Getting to Know Brian Glass of Halsted Financial; Judge Grants MTD in FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA Case

GETTING TO KNOW BRIAN GLASS OF HALSTED FINANCIAL

JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA CASE

  • The plaintiff, who was representing herself, convinced the judge she had standing, but failed to connect the dots that the defendant did anything wrong.
  • While accusing the defendant of making more than 200 calls to her cell phone, she failed to provide sufficient proof that the debt was for a personal, family, or household purpose, for example.
  • More details here.

CHOPRA STANDS FIRM IN RESPONSE TO SENATE REPUBLICANS

  • Speaking virtually to an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of a consumer advocacy group, Rohit Chopra, the director of the CFPB, said he would continue to try to find bipartisan support, but that the agency will “keep doing our work.”
  • Chopra said the CFPB will continue to look at what it calls “junk” fees charged by companies, such as overdraft or late fees.
  • More details here.

REPORT BREAKS DOWN WHO IS CARRYING UNPAID MEDICAL DEBT

  • The number of people nationwide carrying unpaid medical debt has remained largely the same for the past six years.
  • It does appear, though, that individuals are under-reporting whether they are carrying unpaid medical debts.
  • More details here.

HARVEST STRATEGY GROUP HIRES PETE KLIPA TO BE COO

  • Klipa has 20 years of experience in the accounts receivable industry.
  • More details here.

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