EDCA Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Service Fee Case

A District Court judge in California has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when it was sued because the collection agency it placed a debt with sent a collection letter that indicated the plaintiff would …

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Judge Approves $40k Settlement in FDCPA Class Action

A District Court judge in Nevada has granted approval of a plaintiff’s unopposed motion for preliminary approval of a settlement in a class action Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case after the defendant was accused of not properly identifying itself in voicemail messages that were deemed to be initial communications …

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Collection Law Firm Facing Pair of FDCPA Class Actions

A collection law firm in New Jersey is facing a pair of class-action lawsuits that have been filed against it in Pennsylvania, accusing the firm of not sending mandatory notices required by law when suing individuals and for enrolling individuals in automatic payment plans without first obtaining their consent. A …

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Compliance Digest – January 4

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TCPA Class Action Filed Against Collector in Florida

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a debt collector in Florida alleging it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by calling the plaintiff more than 40 times after he allegedly revoked consent to be contacted and for mis-stating the amount that was …

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