Daily Digest – January 19. Getting to Know Reid Miller of DAKCS; Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Class Action Over Letter

GETTING TO KNOW REID MILLER OF DAKCS

  • A lot of the things we use and are amazed at every day started with “wouldn’t it be cool if … ” It’s that kind of commitment to improvement that also drives Reid Miller and why he has been able to carve out a career as someone who helps companies solve problems. Read on to learn more about Reid, the type of music that pairs best with skiing, and why overthinking isn’t a bad thing.
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JUDGE GRANTS MTD IN FDCPA CLASS ACTION OVER LETTER

  • A District Court judge in New Jersey has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a class-action Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling the plaintiff lacked standing for any of the six claims that he made, including alleging that his information was shared with a letter vendor and unlawfully disclosed his status as a debtor.
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OWNER OF DEBT RELIEF COMPANY INDICTED FOR WIRE FRAUD

  • The owner of a debt relief company has been indicted in federal court for allegedly defrauding clients by taking their money and not paying their debts.
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JUDGE PARTIALLY GRANTS MSJ FOR PLAINTIFF IN FDCPA CASE OVER WORKER’S COMP CLAIM

  • A District Court judge in Arizona has partially granted a plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it attempted to collect on a debt that was incurred as a result of a worker’s compensation claim, while also ruling that relying solely on the information provided by the client is not enough to meet the standards of the bona fide error defense. The judge also noted that spending money on sleeping pills is enough for the plaintiff to have standing to sue.
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