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Shellpoint Debt Collection Calls Massachusetts Settlement

NewRez, LLC, which does business as Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing, is settling a class action alleging it violated Massachusetts laws by making more than two telephone calls in seven-day period to consumers in order to collect a debt. The complaint alleged that Shellpoint violated the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act and Massachusetts Debt Collection Regulations.  Read more

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Midland Credit Management Debt Letter Vendors and Privacy New Jersey Class Action

Midland Credit Management (MCM) is a debt collector that pursues consumer debt. This class action brings suit against it under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), alleging that it disclosed information about consumers’ debts to third parties without the consent of the debtors, by way of using letter vendors to send out its debt  Read more

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Allied Interstate Debt Total, Statute of Limitations Utah FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was passed to prevent abuses in the debt collection industry and to ensure that collectors that do not commit abuses are not disadvantaged. The complaint for this class action alleges that Allied Interstate, LLC violated the FDCPA in two ways: in naming a current total amount of the  Read more

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Ally Financial Hours Permitted for Communications FCCPA Class Action

This class action brings suit against Ally Financial, Inc. under the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), alleging that Ally, in its capacity as a debt collector, communicated with alleged consumer debtors outside of the hours permitted under the law.  Read more

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Niederman, Midland Dateless Collection Letter FDCPA Class Action

If an official letter does not bear a date, but refers to “today” specifically, does that make it seem suspicious? The complaint for this class action alleges that Niederman, Stanzel & Lindsey, PLLC sent a debt collection letter the plaintiff in this class action, on behalf of Midland Credit Management, Inc., that withheld the important  Read more

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Florida Power & Light Company Communication Times Settlement

To resolve a class action, Florida Power & Light Company is paying out $500,000, the maximum award allowed for statutory damages in a class action. The complaint alleged that the company violated the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA), which forbids companies from communicating with debtors between the hours of 9 pm and 8 am  Read more

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National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts Student Loan Collection Wisconsin Class Action

This class action concerns collections of student loans. The defendants are the National Collegiate Student Loan Trust and entities with similar names, NCT (a de facto company including other trusts), and Wilmington Trust Company (the trustee for the trusts). The complaint alleges that the Trusts and NCT “did not have the lawful right to collect  Read more

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Morgan, Bornstein & Morgan No Information on Interest FDCPA Class Action

This class action is brought against a debt collection company called Morgan and Morgan, PC, which does business as Morgan, Bronstein & Morgan, under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The complaint alleges that the company’s debt collection letter does not make clear whether interest is accruing on the judgment amount or whether it  Read more

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Firstsource Debt Collection Additional Markings on Envelope FDCPA Class Action

Firstsource Advantage, LLC is a third-party collector of consumer debt. The complaint for this class action alleges that Firstsource has violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) by putting markings on the outside of the envelope other than its business name and address.  Read more

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ARS National Services Sent Info to Letter Vendor New Jersey FDCPA Class Action

ARS National Services, Inc. collects consumer debts for other parties. The complaint for this class action alleges that ARS violates the privacy of the consumers by disclosing their financial information to third parties. How does it do this? By using a letter vendor to produce and mail its debt-collection letters, says the complaint for this  Read more

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