Settlement Bars Group of Defendants From ARM Industry

A trio of individuals and the companies they operated have been banned from the collection industry for life as part of a settlement reached with the Federal Trade Commission. The defendants — Lamar Snow, Global Processing Solutions LLC, Intrinsic Solutions LLC, North Center Collections Inc and Diverse Financial Enterprises Inc., Jahaan …

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Appeals Court Hears Arguments in FDCPA Case

The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit heard oral arguments yesterday in a case alleging a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and whether a debt buyer can be held liable for the actions of a debt collector with which a debt is placed for collection. Last November, …

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Judge Certifies Class Action in FDCPA Letter Case

A District Court judge in California has certified a class-action lawsuit against a collection agency accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act via a collection letter that allegedly did not properly identify the current creditor to whom the debt was owed. There are 281 members of the class, …

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