Daily Digest – December 7. Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Class Action; Specialty BNPL Platform Expands

JUDGE DENIES MTD IN FDCPA CLASS ACTION OVER EVICTION

  • A District Court judge in Colorado has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss in a class-action Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that a document it sends to individuals who are being evicted by their landlords was sufficiently alleged by the plaintiff to be a deceptive communication claim and that the actions of the defendant were intentional.
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SPECIALTY BNPL PLATFORM CLOSES $250M DEAL TO LEND MORE TO CONSUMERS

  • A company that offers consumers credit to pay over time for unexpected expenses like medical bills, auto repairs, and veterinarian bills has closed a deal for access to $250 million in credit that will be used to fund more transactions for consumers to continue the platform’s growth. The operation could be seen as a competitor to healthcare providers and other companies placing accounts with collection agencies while also being used as a tool by collectors to create payment plans for consumers who want to take care of unpaid debts.
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JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR DEFENDANT IN FCRA CASE OVER DISPUTED DEBT INVESTIGATION

  • A District Court judge in Arizona has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment in a Fair Credit Reporting Act case, ruling that any ambiguity in how debts are reported by the credit reporting agencies is not necessarily the fault of the furnisher as long as the information being furnished is accurate, and that the information supplied by the plaintiff when the tradeline was disputed was not comprehensive enough to support a claim that the defendant did not conduct a reasonable investigation.
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24 COMPANIES SEEKING COLLECTION TALENT

  • Companies like Carter-Young, JPMorgan Chase, Jefferson Capital Systems, United Collection Bureau, and Complete Recovery are among those looking to fill vacancies in their collection operations.
  • The job listings are great for those looking for work and are also great tools for companies to use as sources for ideas about what to include in their own job descriptions and to see how other companies write their job ads.
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