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PRA Group to Pay $24M Under Consent Order with CFPB


PRA Group will pay more than $24 million in fines and restitution to consumers as part of a consent order announced yesterday by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for violating the terms of a 2015 enforcement order by engaging in a number of prohibited collection-related actions. A copy of the …

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Pushing Back on Medical Bills Yields Results: Survey

Most consumers don’t challenge medical bills they get from doctors and hospitals, according to the results of a recent poll. But of those who do challenge the bills, the majority of them are successful in getting the disputed charges removed or reduced. Nearly two-thirds of consumers have never challenged the …

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Collection Lawsuit Issues

A District Court judge in Oregon has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, ruling that the law’s statute of limitations precludes one of the plaintiff’s claims while the other — a “minor procedural misstep” as described by the …

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Getting to Know Linda Dameron of Crown Asset Management

“Practice makes progress” isn’t just the best advice that Linda Dameron has ever received; it is the mantra that has helped propel her to four promotions in 12 years at Crown Asset Management. And she’s nowhere near being done yet. Then again, being outside of her comfort zone is where …

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AHA Pushes Back on Medical Debt Report

The American Hospital Association is fighting back after a report was released last week that said about 15% of all non-elderly adults are carrying some amount of unpaid medical debt, saying that the report failed to mention the underlying root-causes of the problem while also failing “to appreciate the looming …

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Judge Denies MTD in FCRA Case Over Canceled Debt

A District Court judge in Louisiana has denied a motion to dismiss filed by two defendants sued for allegedly violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act, ruling that the plaintiff has sufficiently alleged that one of the defendants willfully violated the relevant provisions of the statute and that the other defendant’s …

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Bill Introduced in Illinois to Ease Medical Debt Burden

The Illinois legislature is considering a bill that would require hospitals screen individuals without health insurance before initiating any collection activity while also prohibiting the sale of medical debt. To help advance the legislation and bring attention to the medical debt problem in Illinois, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and …

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22 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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