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Blog Posts in February, 2011

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  • New York's Second Circuit Rules Against MIdland
    New York's Second Circuit Rules Against MIdland

    A consumer who brought his own suit against a debt collector under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) because the debt collector sued him in the wrong court will be allowed to proceed ...

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  • Worried about Wage Garnishment?
    Worried about Wage Garnishment?

    Have your wages been garnished? Have you been threatened with wage garnishment? Are you worried that your wages may be garnished? Want to know how to stop wage garnishment? In general, in New York, ...

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  • Debt Buyers thrive in difficult economy
    Debt Buyers thrive in difficult economy

    As we mentioned here earlier, associations representing debt buyers came out strongly against a recent report published by the Consumer’s Union (publishers of Consumer Reports) and the East Bay ...

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  • Citibank debt buyer loses appeal; flimsy evidence sinks case
    Citibank debt buyer loses appeal; flimsy evidence sinks case

    A Pennsylvania appellate court affirmed a trial court's ruling that debt buyer, Commonwealth Financial Systems, Inc. (CFS), failed to supply adequate authentication of computerized business records. ...

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  • Whistleblower's Allegations About JPMorgan Chase Debt Collection Practices
    Whistleblower's Allegations About JPMorgan Chase Debt Collection Practices

    A former JP Morgan Chase employee, Linda Almonte, has filed an SEC whistleblower case against the bank, making some very serious claims against Chase with regard to its debt collection practices. ...

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  • Velocity Investments questioned for lack of proof of debt ownership
    Velocity Investments questioned for lack of proof of debt ownership

    The smoke is clearing from the American Legal Process guilty plea prompted by Govener Cuomo's investigation and lawsuit that alleged over 100,000 incidences of fraudulently signed affidavits of ...

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