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Daily Digest – February 26. Judge Grants Motion for Judgment After Defendant Accused of Mis-Identifying Creditor; Scam Collector Banned From Industry

JUDGE GRANTS MOTION FOR JUDGMENT FROM DEFENDANT ACCUSED OF MIS-IDENTIFYING CREDITOR IN LETTER A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion for judgment on the pleadings after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by identifying different creditors in two separate …

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Daily Digest – February 25. Judge Grants MSJ For Defense in FDCPA Case Over Call Frequency; Bill Introduced in Congress to Amend FDCPA

JUDGE GRANTS MSJ FOR DEFENSE IN FDCPA CASE OVER CALL FREQUENCY A District Court judge in California has granted a defendant’s motion for summary judgment after it was sued for allegedly violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by calling the plaintiff 15 times during a six-month span.  BILL INTRODUCED …

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Daily Digest – February 24. CFPB Issues NPRM on Time-Barred Debt Disclosures; Judge Awards $15k in Attorneys’ Fees To Defendants in FDCPA Case

CFPB ISSUES NPRM ON TIME-BARRED DEBT DISCLOSURES In a move that had been alluded to on a few occasions, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Friday issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to disclosures that would have to be made when collecting on time-barred debts. JUDGE AWARDS DEFENDANT …

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Daily Digest – February 21. Collector Asks Ninth Circuit to Revisit ATDS Definition; Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Settlement Language in Letter

COLLECTOR ASKS NINTH CIRCUIT TO REVISIT ATDS DEFINITION UNDER TCPA Portfolio Recovery Associates has asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to re-consider its stance on how an automated telephone dialing system is defined under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act in the wake of rulings from a growing number of …

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Daily Digest – February 19. Judge Strongly Denies Motion to Certify $4M TCPA Settlement; Bloomberg Calls For Tighter Controls on Collectors

JUDGE STRONGLY DENIES MOTION TO CERTIFY $4M TCPA SETTLEMENT CASE In a ruling that has been circulating quickly throughout the industry, a District Court judge in Pennsylvania has denied a motion to approve a class action settlement in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act case because of a “confluence of negative …

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Daily Digest – February 14. Judge Denies MSJ in FDCPA Case Over Missing Suffix in Summons; New App Allows Users to Automatically Generate TCPA Suits

JUDGE DENIES DEFENDANT’S MSJ IN FDCPA CASE OVER MISSING SUFFIX IN SUMMONS A District Court judge in Texas has denied a defendant’s motion for summary judgment after it was sued for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by omitting the “II” in an individual’s name and accidentally serving the …

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