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Daily Digest – May 5. Answering More Questions About Credit Reporting; Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Credit Reporting Statement

VIDEO: ANSWERING MORE QUESTIONS ABOUT CREDIT REPORTING Condition codes can be tricky when credit reporting. Changing a code when an investigation is complete is not always as simple as it sounds. In the latest episode of “Ask The Credit Reporting Expert,” Lauren Burnette of Messer Strickler walks through some of …

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Daily Digest – May 4. Hunstein-Related Class Actions Continue Piling Up; Cordray Back in Federal Government

HUNSTEIN-RELATED CLASS ACTIONS CONTINUE PILING UP The number of 1692c(b) lawsuits alleging that a debt collector communicated information with a third party in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act continues to explode in the weeks following the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals’s ruling in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and …

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Daily Digest – April 23. First post-Hunstein Class Action Filed; CFPB, NY AG Go After Hidden Assets of Collection ‘Kingpin’

FIRST CLASS-ACTION SUIT, POST-HUNSTEIN, FILED IN N.Y. FEDERAL COURT Well that didn’t take long. Less than a day after the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in Hunstein v. Preferred Collection and Management Services, a class-action lawsuit has been filed in New York federal court accusing a debt collector …

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