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FMS Collection Letter Confusing Statement of Balance FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to protect consumers from abusive or unfair debt collection practices. It provides specifics of what debt collectors need to include in the initial contact letter or within five days of one. The complaint for this class action alleges FMS, Inc. has violated this law with a debt  Read more

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Debt Collector Legal Threats Without California License FDCPA Class Action

Congress passed the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to stop abusive and deceptive practices by third-party debt collectors. This class action brings an FDCPA suit against TD Bank (USA), NA and Rausch, Sturm, Israel, Enerson & Hornik, LLP for threatening legal action against a debtor when its attorneys appeared not to be licensed in  Read more

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Linebarger Debt Collection Letter Settlement

Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP will be paying up to $9 million to settle a debt collection class action. The complaint alleged that the firm, which is based in Texas, violated California law by sending debt collections letters into California. The debts included debts owed to government entities, such as unpaid taxes, tolls or  Read more

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MRS BPO False Urgency in Debt Collection Letter FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) does not permit third-party debt collectors to send collection letters with false, deceptive, or misleading information in them. The complaint for this class action alleges that debt collector MRS BPO, LLC sent out such letters to debtors, suggesting it would not accept payments under its settlement offers unless  Read more

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Penn Credit Corporation Multiple Addresses in Debt Letter FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) governs the debt-collection practices of third-party debt collectors, such as Penn Credit Corporation, who try to collect consumer debts on behalf of other lenders. This class action concerns a debt collection letter Penn sent to one or more consumers. The letter contained three different addresses, without specifying which  Read more

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AssetCare Medical Debt Settlement

AssetCare, LLC is settling a class action about debt collection practices brought under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and the Texas Debt Collection Act (TDCA), regarding debts owed to CF Medical, LLC, which buys bad debt from medical providers. The complaint alleged that AssetCare offered consumer debtors a limited-time settlement to resolve  Read more

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Forster & Garbus Collection Letter Balance and Interest FDCPA Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to make third-party debt collectors provide clear and accurate information about consumer debts. The complaint for this class action alleges that debt collector Forster & Garbus violated the FDCPA when it sent debt collection letters that did not make clear the balance that was owed on the  Read more

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Structured Settlement “Overshadowing” of G-Notice Nevada Class Action

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was designed to prevent abuse by third-party debt collectors trying to collect debts allegedly owed by consumers for debts incurred for personal, family, or household purposes. The complaint for this class action alleges that Structured Settlement and/or Nationwide Capital Services, LLC do not meet the requirements of the  Read more

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US Asset Management Collection Letter for Time-Barred Debt FDCPA Class Action

This class action brings suit against EOS CCA, which does business as Collecto, Inc. (EOS) and US Asset Management, Inc. The complaint alleges that the companies have violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) for sending a misleading debt collection letter that attempts to collect a time-barred debt without mentioning to the consumer debtor  Read more

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Northstar Location Services Deceptive Collection Letter Class Action

The complaint for this class action opens by quoting the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), noting that it was passed to protect consumers from “the use of abusive, deceptive, and unfair debt collection practices by many debt collectors.” This class action claims that Northstar Location Services, LLC violated the FDCPA at least three times  Read more

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