Compliance

ACA Part of 17 Groups That Ask FCC To Move Faster on New TCPA Rule

A group of 17 different trade associations, including ACA International, have asked the Federal Communications Commission to “expeditiously” clarify what constitutes an automated telephone dialing system under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. The groups sent a letter to the FCC on Wednesday, reminding the regulator that it has been 21 …

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Overshadowing Case

A District Court judge in California has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because the content in a collection letter overshadowed the validation notice in the same letter. A copy of the ruling in the case of …

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TCPA Suit Filed Over Text Messages to Wrong Number

A plaintiff has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging a defendant violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act because it did not stop sending text messages after the plaintiff wrote a text message back saying he had never ordered anything from the defendant, but it appears as though the text messages did …

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Judge Denies MTD in FDCPA Case Over Total Amount Owed

A District Court judge in New York has denied a defendant’s motion to dismiss after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it included too many dollar amounts in a collection letter and confused the plaintiff, despite saying in the letter “you owe $7,590.41.” …

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