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State AGs Keep Busy With Enforcement Actions

USA - April 24 2019 Continuing to fill in gaps at the federal level, state Attorneys General are keeping busy with enforcement actions, and on issues that might have...

Brian S. Korn, Richard E. Gottlieb.

Third Circuit Snares Passive Debt Buyers in FDCPA

USA - March 27 2019 Passive debt buyers are debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) if their "principal purpose" is buying debt, even if...

Anita L. Boomstein.

Auto Dealer Collides With $3M Penalty for Alleged Deception

USA - February 14 2019 Think again before you simplify your message to sell more cars. A $3 million fine levied in a case from the New York Department of Consumer Affairs...

Richard E. Gottlieb.

FTC Bans Student Loan Debt Relief Scammers

USA - January 16 2019 Student loan debt relief scammers were on the receiving end of a ban by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as part of the agency’s Operation Game of...

Charles E. Washburn, Jr..

SCRA News: DOJ Settles Action, FTC Proposes Rule

USA - November 27 2018 One of the nation's largest credit unions will pay $95,000 after a DOJ investigation into the company's violations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief...

Charles E. Washburn, Jr..