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  • Most Frequent Debt Collection Complaints of 2015
    Most Frequent Debt Collection Complaints of 2015

    The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has released its 2015 report to Congress. The report categorizes consumer complaints, with regard to debt collection, into six classifications. The report also ...

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  • Debt Collectors Threatening You With Jail Time?  You Have a Claim Under the FDCPA
    Debt Collectors Threatening You With Jail Time? You Have a Claim Under the FDCPA

    The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) prohibits harassing and abusive conduct as well as false, deceptive, or misleading representations in connection with collection of a debt. If a debt ...

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  • The Langel Firm preparing to launch TCPA case against Capital One
    The Langel Firm preparing to launch TCPA case against Capital One

    At issue are 53 pre-recorded, vague, unsolicited voicemails left on our client's cell phone from July 2010 to March 2011 by Capital One. The Langel Firm will allege that Capital One violated the ...

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  • The United States Supreme Court examines the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and holds that consumers bothered by intrusive telemarketing calls can bring cases in federal district courts, in addition to state courts.
    The United States Supreme Court examines the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and holds that consumers bothered by intrusive telemarketing calls can bring cases in federal district courts, in addition to state courts.

    The case discussed in this blog entry represents a big win for consumers because it leaves open the option of suing harassing telemarketers in federal courts. So many federal district courts and ...

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  • Palisades' Repeated Calls to Non-Debtor Not Barred By TCPA, Western District Holds
    Palisades' Repeated Calls to Non-Debtor Not Barred By TCPA, Western District Holds

    Does the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) provide any protection when a debt collector repeatedly telephones someone who is not the debtor? Federal courts accross the United States are split ...

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