Alltran Financial Failure to Identify as Debt Collector FDCPA Class Action

At issue in this class action is the failure of debt collector Alltran Financial, LP to properly identify itself by name or as a debt collector in a voicemail. The complaint claims that the company’s voicemail message violates the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).  Read more

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Medicredit Automated Calls in Violation of FDCPA and TCPA Class Action

In this two-for-one class action, the complaint sets forth allegations that Medicredit, Inc. has managed to violate two sets of laws at once. In its phone calls to consumers, the complaint claims, the company violates both The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), by making automated calls and leaving  Read more

Asset Recovery Associates (ARA) Unfair Debt Collection and RICO Class Action

This class action is brought against Asset Recovery Associates, or ARA, and the complaint’s allegations read like a comic book account of the kind of behavior the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits. The complaint doesn’t stop there, however. It claims that ARA’s behavior and its use of telephone communication for its fraudulent purposes  Read more

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Mercantile Adjustment Bureau Telephone Message Violations of FDCPA Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, the messages left by Mercantile Adjustment Bureau for plaintiff Michael Chazan violated the FDCP in three ways: They failed to disclose that the call was from a debt collector. They failed to disclose the identity of Mercantile Adjustment Bureau. They failed to disclose that the purpose of  Read more