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Judge Approves $2M Settlement in FDCPA Case

A debt collector in Oregon has agreed to pay $2 million to settle claims it violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act against a class of plaintiffs for charging an “issuance fee” of $45 when garnishing the assets of individuals with unpaid debts. A copy of the approved settlement in …

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Judge Approves Settlement in FDCPA Class Action

A District Court judge in Connecticut has approved a settlement in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act class-action lawsuit after the defendant was accused of sending collection letters that improperly assessed post-judgment interest. The defendant has agreed to pay $10,000 to the members of the class, $3,000 to the named …

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Mass. AG Settles Lawsuit With Student Loan Servicer

The Attorney General of Massachusetts has announced a “first-of-its-kind” settlement with a student loan servicer that had been sued for allegedly engaging in unfair and deceptive practices that will require it to audit all 200,000 of its accounts in the state to determine if an error or misrepresentation was made …

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