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Debt Collector Agrees to Settle Permissible Purpose FCRA Class Action for $2.2 Million
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2019

On February 7, 2019, AllianceOne Receivables Management, Inc. (“AllianceOne”), a debt collector, agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a nationwide


Seventh Circuit Holds Debt Collector did not Misrepresent “Character” of Medical Debt under FDCPA, Reversing District Court
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2019

On February 7, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the accounts receivable management industry, finding that a debt collector did


Debt Collector Wins Summary Judgment in Wrong-Number FDCPA Case
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2019

The District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas granted summary judgment in favor of defendant debt collector ProCollect, Inc. in Jennifer Fox


District Court in Georgia Denies Motion Seeking Dismissal of FDCPA Claim by Collections Law Firm Related to Description of Firm on its Letterhead
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2019

On January 29, the District Court in Georgia, in Jones v. Jason A. Craig and Associates, P.C., denied a motion for judgment on the pleadings by a


Federal Court in Texas Finds No Confusion Over Letter with Same Account Number for Two Separate Medical Debts
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2019

The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas recently granted summary judgment in favor of a debt collector, holding that


Wisconsin District Court Dismisses Debt Collection Action, Holding that Total Amount Due Can Include Current Monthly Payment
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2019

On January 22, a district court in Wisconsin dismissed a debt collection action, with prejudice, on the basis that the inclusion of the current


2018 Consumer Financial Services Year in Review & A Look Ahead
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2019

In this report, we share developments on consumer class actions, background screening, bankruptcy, Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”),


Law Firm Not a ‘Debt Collector’ Under FDCPA, says Fifth Circuit
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2019

A law firm not specializing in debt collection activity is not a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act because it was not


Dunning Letter Did Not Violate FDCPA Requirement to State “Amount of the Debt” Despite Lack of Safe Harbor Language
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2019

In a concise opinion, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois recently held that a dunning letter did not violate the Fair Debt


Sixth Circuit Sheds Light on What Constitutes Ceasing Debt Collection Activities Under FDCPA
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2019

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has issued an opinion that sheds light on whether foreclosure proceedings constitute debt