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  • CFPB Stiffly Penalizes Midland Funding and Portfolio Recovery Associates for Collection Defects
    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, LLC and ...

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  • Portfolio Recovery Associates May Not Send Consumers
    Portfolio Recovery Associates May Not Send Consumers "Pre-Suit Packages," Says Court

    In this case [1] , before the court on the plaintiff's motion for summary judgment for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), debt buyer Portfolio Recovery Associates had sent ...

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  • Malen & Associates Loses Bid to Limit Portfolio Recovery v King to Post-2010 Cases
    Malen & Associates Loses Bid to Limit Portfolio Recovery v King to Post-2010 Cases

    As we reported in Making Statutes of Limitations Work for You , Portfolio Recovery Assoc. v. King , a 2010 New York Court of Appeals decision, sent ripples through the debt collection industry because ...

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  • Portfolio Recovery Associates caught filing defective affidavits
    Portfolio Recovery Associates caught filing defective affidavits

    The behemoth debt buyer, Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRA), is accused of filing thousands of affidavits allegedly signed by a woman -- after she died. With their employees signing "on average" 100 ...

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