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Appeals Court Upholds Summary Judgment in FDCPA Case

The Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has upheld a lower court’s decision that a company contracted by a mortgage servicer to conduct field investigations to determine whether individuals are still living in a property do not meet the definition of debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices …

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Will The Real American Express Please Stand Up?

American Express has filed a motion to intervene in a class-action lawsuit filed against a collection agency, which was accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by sending a collection letter to a plaintiff on American Express’s letterhead and with the company’s logo. American Express is seeking to …

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Appeals Court Rules Tolls Not Subject to FDCPA

Even though an account number and a quick response code was visible in the window of its collection letter envelope, an Appeals Court has ruled that the collection agency which sent the communication did not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because what it was attempting to collect on …

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Agency Wins Summary Judgment in FDCPA Case

A collection agency has won a summary judgment motion in a case filed by a plaintiff alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the plaintiff’s claim that his identity was stolen was potentially improbable and just because the defendant said in a collection letter that the amount …

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