Daily Digest – October 25. Collection Firm Accused of Sending MVN to Represented Individual; Judge Denies Motion to Remand FDCPA Case Back to State Court

COLLECTION FIRM ACCUSED OF SENDING MVN TO REPRESENTED INDIVIDUAL

  • Sending an individual a Model Validation Notice has led to a law firm facing a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuit, because the law firm allegedly knew the individual was being represented by an attorney, according to a complaint filed in the District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
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JUDGE DENIES MOTION TO REMAND FDCPA CASE BACK TO STATE COURT

  • A District Court judge in California has denied a plaintiff’s request to remand a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case to state court, ruling the plaintiffs have standing to sue because an FDCPA cause of action was “undeniably” alleged in the complaint.
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APPEALS COURT REVERSES RULING WHETHER CALL CENTER AGENTS SHOULD BE PAID WHILE COMPUTERS BOOT UP, SHUT DOWN

  • The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has overturned a lower court’s ruling in favor of the defendant and ruled that the time spent by agents in a call center booting up and turning off their computers is an “integral and indispensable” part of their duties and they should be paid for that time, regardless of how long it takes.
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W.V. AG CALLS FOR CFPB TO STOP USING ‘UNCONSTITUTIONALLY APPROPRIATED’ FUNDS

  • The Attorney General of West Virginia has become the first to publicly question how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will continue to operate following a ruling last week from the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, sending a letter to the director of the agency asking what plans it is making in order to comply with the ruling.
  • More details here.

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