Daily Digest – December 14. Judge Grants MTD for Lack of Standing; Appeals Court Upholds Ruling for CFPB

JUDGE GRANTS MTD FOR LACK OF STANDING IN FDCPA CASE WHERE LETTER WAS SENT TO REPRESENTED INDIVIDUAL

  • Sending a letter to an individual who is represented by an attorney is not automatically a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, a District Court judge in Illinois has ruled, determining that the injuries alleged to have been suffered by the plaintiff were not sufficient for the plaintiff to have standing to sue.
  • More details here.

APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS RULING FOR CFPB IN CASE OVER DECEPTIVE SOLICITATIONS

  • The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a ruling in favor of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against a company and its owner that were sued for allegedly mailing deceptive solicitations to individuals that advertised help in applying for scholarships, determining that the owner meet one of the definitions for a “covered person” and that the solicitations failed the net impression test.
  • More details here.

QR-BASED PAYMENT PLATFORM EXPANDING INTO U.S.

  • If you are an agency that is still trying to figure out how to be able to accept payments via PayPal or Venmo, you are now two steps behind, because a new instant payment technology for financial institutions has expanded into the United States after a successful launch in Brazil.
  • More details here.

22 COMPANIES SEEKING COLLECTION TALENT

  • Companies like Resurgent Capital Services, Gesa Credit Union, Wakefield & Associates, Spring Oaks Capital, and Diversified Recovery Bureau 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.
  • More details here.

CCMR3 ACQUIRES HEALTHCARE-I, L.L.C.

  • CCMR3, a leading provider of accounts receivable and collection services, has acquired Healthcare-I, L.L.C. (HCI), a healthcare receivables management company.
  • More details here.

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