Blog Posts in October, 2015

Debt Buyer's Lack of Evidence to Prove Case Not an FDCPA Violation

While the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) generally applies to attorney statements in litigation documents, a federal court in Richardson v. Midland Funding, LLC, [1] held that the FDCPA is ...
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The Langel Firm Wipes Out $16K Judgment by RAB Performance Recoveries

Another 2009 debt-buyer judgment emerges to garnish our client's wages. In this case, the debt buyer was RAB Performance Recoveries represented by Malen & Associates, P.C. A City Marshal ...
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CFPB Stiffly Penalizes Midland Funding and Portfolio Recovery Associates for Collection Defects

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB"), the federal government's consumer-protection muscle levied stiff penalties against Encore Capital Group (the parent to Midland Funding, ...
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How Creditors "levy" (take) your Property: New York

The verb " to levy" means "to take or seize property in execution of a judgment." Used in a sentence: "The judgment creditor may levy on the debtor's assets." A levy ...
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Receive a Notice of Garnishment? Here's a Summary of the Law

You have likely reached this blog after having received a Notice of Garnishment from a Marshal (i.e., Marshal Bienstock, Daly, Moses, or Biegel ) or Sheriff threatening a wage garnishment. This post ...
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