Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Assigned Claim

A District Court judge in Oklahoma has dismissed another complaint filed by an individual attempting to claim that an alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act that occurred against someone had been assigned to the individual, ruling that tort claims — which include FDCPA violations — are not …

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Compliance Digest – June 13

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CFPB Opens Inquiry Into Employer-Driven Debt


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday announced it has opened an inquiry and is soliciting information from the public regarding debts that are owed by employees to their employers, often through requirements that employees pay for equipment, training, or other supplies. A copy of the announcement can be accessed by …

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Colorado Enacts Medical Debt Collection Bill

The governor of Colorado yesterday signed a bill into law that will prohibit healthcare facilities from pursuing debt collection activities against individuals with unpaid medical bills unless those facilities are in compliance with federal price transparency guidelines. House Bill 1285 prohibits hospitals that are not in compliance with a price …

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