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FTC Launches Robocall Crackdown

The Federal Trade Commission, in conjunction with 25 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, announced a crackdown on illegal robocalls yesterday, bringing 87 different enforcement actions in what the agency calls “Operation Call it Quits.” The FTC launched four new lawsuits against alleged perpetrators of illegal robocalls — Media …

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Judge Grants MSJ in FDCPA Case Over Agency’s Name

A District Court judge in Washington has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment after it was sued in a class-action for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the company’s name gave the false impression that the company was in some way associated with the state of …

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Texas Gov. Signs Out-Of-Stat Debt Bill Into Law

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed House Bill 996, the Fair Consumer Debt Collection Act, into law and it will go into effect on Sept. 1. The new law limits how long debt buyers have to sue individuals for an unpaid debt and requires additional disclosures to be sent to …

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Lawsuits, Complaint Totals Continue To Decline

WebRecon’s monthly report numbers are all in the red for the first five months of 2019, and that should be welcome news to companies in the credit and collection industry. The number of lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the …

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Compliance Digest – June 24

Every week, AccountsRecovery.net brings you the most important news in the industry. But, with compliance-related articles, context is king. That’s why the brightest and most knowledgable compliance experts are sought to offer their perspectives and insights into the most important news of the day. Read on to hear what the …

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