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Daily Digest – November 5. En Banc Petition Coming in Hunstein Case; CFPB Issues FCRA ID Matching Advisory Opinion

PREFERRED LAWYER CONFIRMS EN BANC REHEARING PETITION TO BE FILED IN HUNSTEIN CASE One of the attorneys representing the defendant in Hunstein v. Preferred Management & Collection Services confirmed yesterday that the defense will file another petition with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals for an en banc rehearing of the case, …

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Daily Digest – November 3. Bedard Break Down Electronic Validation Notices; Judge Grants MTD in Meaningful Involvement Case

BEDARD BREAKS DOWN ELECTRONIC DELIVERY OF VALIDATION NOTICES For all of the excitement and possibility that surrounds the area of collectors communicating electronically with consumers via email, text messaging, and other digital channels, one of the areas that collectors tend to shy away from is sending the initial validation notice …

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Daily Digest – November 2. NYDFS Proposes Debt Collection Rule Changes; Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Credit Reporting Language

NYDFS ISSUES AMENDMENTS TO DEBT COLLECTION RULES; COMMENT PERIOD OPEN UNTIL NEXT WEEK The New York Department of Financial Services has issued a series of amendments to its debt collection rules for third-party debt collectors and debt buyers that could change how consumers are communicated with, including the information that …

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Daily Digest – October 26. Judge Denies Defendant’s Motion in FDCPA BK Case; Creditor Fined $10k For Collecting Debts in Different Name

JUDGE DENIES DEFENDANT’S MOTION IN FDCPA BANKRUPTCY CASE A District Court judge in Florida has denied a defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case for allegedly disregarded cease-and-desist letters sent by an individual after receiving text messages and collection letters from the …

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