Tag Archives: COVID-19

CFPB Sued Over FDCPA Eviction Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is being sued over an interim final rule it issued saying that collectors may face prosecution under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act for not providing written notices to individuals being evicted, with plaintiffs claiming their First Amendment rights under the Constitution are being violated …

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CDC Extend Eviction Ban; CFPB & FTC Directors Vow Crackdown

On the day that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended an eviction moratorium until June 30, the acting directors of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission issued a joint statement saying that they will use the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to ensure that …

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As we turn our attention to another episode of “All My Garnishments” there have been a number of developments aimed at keeping debt collectors from garnishing the economic stimulus funds that are now being deposited into the bank accounts of consumers nationwide. On the Congressional level, a bill was introduced …

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