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FCC Banishes Telecom Company After Not Addressing Robocall Rules

The Federal Communications Commission yesterday announced it had excommunicated a telecom company for failing to take the necessary steps to block consumers from receiving robocalls, ordering other companies to stop accepting traffic from Global UC. Global UC was one of six companies warned last month by the FCC that its …

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21 Companies Seeking Collection Talent

During this, The Great Resignation Era, I thought it would be helpful to start a regular posting of different jobs within the accounts receivable management industry that I have found online. Please make sure to do your own due diligence before applying for a position included here or accepting any …

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JPMorgan, Mastercard Partner on New Pay-by-Bank Service

JPMorgan Chase and Mastercard have announced a partnership that will enable consumer data to be shared by “trusted” entities and allow consumers to pay bills from their bank account with greater ease and security. Called Pay-by-Bank, the solution will even use machine learning to determine the best time to initiate …

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FCC Rules Consent Needed for Ringless Voicemails

The Federal Communications Commission yesterday announced it had issued a declaratory ruling that entities using ringless voicemail products must first obtain the consent of the consumer before using the product to drop voicemails into consumers’ voicemail boxes. The ruling, which the FCC said was unanimous, means that ringless voicemails are …

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Collection of BK Debt

A Magistrate Court judge in Puerto Rico has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it sent a letter to an individual attempting to collect on a debt that had been included in a petition for bankruptcy, ruling …

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Class Action Accuses Collector of Requiring Reason to Accept Dispute

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of a series that is sponsored by WebRecon. WebRecon identifies serial plaintiffs lurking in your database BEFORE you contact them and expose yourself to a likely lawsuit. Protect your company from as many as one in three new consumer lawsuits by scrubbing your consumers through WebRecon …

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Compliance Digest – November 21

I’m thrilled to announce that Bedard Law Group is the new sponsor for the Compliance Digest. Bedard Law Group, P.C. – Compliance Support – Defense Litigation – Nationwide Complaint Management – Turnkey Speech Analytics. And Our New BLG360 Program – Your Low Monthly Retainer Compliance Solution. Visit www.bedardlawgroup.com, email John H. Bedard, Jr., or call (678) 253-1871. Every week, …

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Traumatic Injuries Put Patients into Deeper Financial Hole: Report

Medical debt may be keeping people who suffer traumatic injuries from truly recovering and getting all the help they need, according to the author of a recently released report that sought to uncover the financial outcomes of insured individuals who suffer serious injuries. Individuals who suffer traumatic injuries were 23% …

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