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Judge Dismisses FDCPA Suit Over Collection Disclaimer

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A District Court judge in New York has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that the communication alleged to have violated the statute does not meet the threshold for being a communication in connection with the collection of a debt.

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Collection Lawsuit

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In a case that was defended by Patrick Newman and Kira Locke from Bassford Remele, a District Court judge in Minnesota has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, because the plaintiff lacked standing on some of her claims, failed to state a claim on others, and should have […]

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DFPI Fines Three Collection Operations $85k in Separate Enforcement Actions

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The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation yesterday announced three enforcement actions against different debt collection operations, for attempting to collect in the state without having or applying for a license and also making false or misleading representations when attempting to collect on a debt i n violation of the Fair (..)

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Judge Grants MTD in FDCPA Case Over Allegations of Collecting, Furnishing Without Consent

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A District Court judge in Mississippi has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case after it was sued by a plaintiff representing himself, claiming the defendant violated the statute because it was attempting to collect a debt that was not owed to that company and because it was allegedly […]

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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

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Having debt in collections can be downright overwhelming, especially when debt collectors bombard you with dozens of phone calls. Debt collectors are notorious for harassing consumers when they seek repayment, calling excessively and threatening to take actions that may not be legal. What does the FDCPA Apply To?

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Judge Partially Denies MJOP in FDCPA, TCPA Case Over Collection Texts

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Judge Dismisses FDCPA Suit Over Collection Suit Filed in Wrong Jurisdiction

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A District Court judge in North Carolina has granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case, ruling that the plaintiff failed to state a claim after accusing the defendant of violating the statute by sending a collection summons and complaint to an incorrect address, obtaining a default judgment, and garnishing (..)