Judge Certifies Class in TCPA Case Against Collector

A District Court judge in Washington has granted a plaintiff’s motion to certify a class action against a debt collector accused of violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by obtaining the plaintiff’s cell phone number via a skiptracing service and contacting the plaintiff without first obtaining consent to do so, …

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Lawsuit Totals Spike in March: WebRecon

The number of lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act all increased in March, compared with a month earlier, each growing by more than double-digit percentages, according to data released by WebRecon. The number of FCRA lawsuits …

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