Tag Archives: WebRecon

Lawsuits, CFPB Complaints Jump in June: WebRecon

Consumers were in the mood to complain and sue in June, according to data released recently by WebRecon. The number of complaints filed by individuals with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the number of lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and …

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Hunstein Cases Propel Spike in FDCPA Suits, While TCPA and FCRA Suit Totals Fall: WebRecon

Hunstein copycat cases propelled the number of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases filed in May higher, according to data released this week by WebRecon, which tracks litigation across the accounts receivable management industry. More than 200 lawsuits alleging companies violated the third-party disclosures provisions of the FDCPA have been …

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Lawsuit Totals Spike in March: WebRecon

In a sign of what is likely to come, lawsuits alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act increased 19% in March compared with February, although the total for the first quarter of 2021 is still well below that from the same period last year, according to data released …

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Big Spike in New Lawsuits Filed in July: WebRecon

Executives in the credit and collection industry — especially those working in compliance — who were hoping for a slow, relaxed summer have definitely been disappointed, based on data released yesterday by WebRecon that shows a dramatic uptick in the number of lawsuits filed by consumers. There were double-digit increases …

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Lawsuit Totals Continue Downward Trend in May

While higher than in April, the overall number of lawsuits filed against collection agencies in May alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act continued their year-long decline, according to data released yesterday by WebRecon. Through the first …

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