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Blog Posts in June, 2011

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  • Complaints about debt collectors are up
    Complaints about debt collectors are up

    We came across this great ABC News video about debt collector tactics on YouTube. The video, in which ABC has assembled a collection of tapes of abusive and harassing telephone calls from consumers ...

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  • NYC.gov launches
    NYC.gov launches "Protect Your Money"

    The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs has implemented a new program it is calling “Protect Your Money.” You may have seen it advertised on the front and back pages of today’s AM New York ...

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  • Robosigning Nixes Bank of America's Summary Judgment Claim
    Robosigning Nixes Bank of America's Summary Judgment Claim

    Today we report on yet another case of robosigning, this time involving Bank of America. In a new decision from Nassau County (NY) Supreme Court, reported in today’s New York Law Journal, the court ...

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  • JP Morgan Chase drops more than 1,000 collections cases
    JP Morgan Chase drops more than 1,000 collections cases

    Interesting news from JP Morgan Chase on Friday (6/24/2011). The bank has dropped over a thousand debt collection lawsuits pending in five different states. According to an article in The Wall Street ...

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  • FTC Files Amicus Brief Objecting to Midland Settlement
    FTC Files Amicus Brief Objecting to Midland Settlement

    We recently wrote in this space about a controversial proposed class action settlement in a federal case pending in Ohio against debt buyer Encore Capital Group and its collections unit Midland ...

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  • Court Rejects Chase's
    Court Rejects Chase's "Robo-Testimony"

    We’ve heard a lot about “robo-signing” – the practice of debt collectors robotically signing off on hundreds, sometimes thousands, of boilerplate affidavits without verifying the information contained ...

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