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Training Professional Plaintiffs, $47 At A Time

Everyone in the credit and collection industry knows that there are professional plaintiffs who make their living suing companies for violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. But did you know that for $47, Doc Compton, a “local consumer credit expert” in Dallas is …

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Transactis, a Mastercard Company, Selects Nordis Technologies to Pilot Mastercard Bill Pay Exchange in 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FLORIDA, October 28, 2019 — Nordis Technologies has partnered with Transactis, a Mastercard Company, to help launch a new digital bill presentment and payments solution, Mastercard Bill Pay Exchange (BPX). Nordis is strengthening its leadership in advancing customer communications and payments with this transformative technology. “The world of financial transactions …

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FTC Releases Do Not Call Data For 2019

The Federal Trade Commission has released its Do Not Call Registry Data Book for the 2019 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2019. The number of phone numbers registered on the Do Not Call list increased to 239.5 million, from 235.3 million at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, …

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Identifying the Racial Disparities in Debt Collection

A wealth gap between the typical black and the typical white household is the likely reason why the number of judgments in neighborhoods with the majority of individuals are black is significantly higher than the number of judgments in neighborhoods with the majority of individuals are not black, according to …

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Tensions Flare at House Hearing With CFPB Director

Tensions definitely boiled over during a House Financial Services Committee hearing yesterday after Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-N.Y.] accused Kathy Kraninger, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of being “worthless” because the agency is not helping “consumers that have been harmed.” Rep. Maloney later apologized for her remark and …

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RMAI Certified Members Applaud National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 16, 2019  (Sacramento, CA): Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and ensure all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. This year’s overarching message – Own IT. …

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