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Unlawful Debt Collection

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Congress passed the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) because abusive debt collection practices are not only wrong; they also contribute to the number of personal bankruptcies, marital instability, the loss of jobs, and invasions of privacy. The complaint for this class action alleges that SM Law, PC violated the FDCPA by overshadowing a required notice of the consumers’ right to dispute the debt.

Miniature House, Key, Calculator, Pen, and Spreadsheet

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) regulates the activities of third-party collectors of consumer debts, in order to prevent abuse and other misdeeds. The complaint for this class action brings suit under the FDCPA, alleging that LoanCare, LLC charges customers illegal processing fees when they pay their mortgages online or by telephone. 

Papers on Clipboard Saying "Debt Collection"

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is meant to protect consumer debtors from false, misleading, and abusive practices in the attempts of third-party debt collectors to collect consumer debts. But how far does it go, when debt collectors communicate with other parties? The complaint alleges that Kohn Law Firm, SC engaged in abusive and deceptive practices and asserts, “Any person who receives a debt collection letter containing a violation of the FDCPA is a victim of abusive practices.

Gavel on Stand

The Fair Debt Collection Act (FDCPA) requires that communications from debt collectors to consumer debtors be clear and not misleading or confusing. In this class action, the complaint alleges that LVNV Funding, LLC, Resurgent Capital Services, LP, and Resurgence Legal Group, PC (RLG) have filed paperwork for a court case that includes contradictory information and that these documents constitute “communications” under the FDCPA.

Figure Carrying Letters D-E-B-T on Its Back

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) requires that debt collectors provide consumers with certain information in their first communication or within a short time thereafter. However, the complaint for this class action brings suit against IC System, Inc. (ICS) for a debt collection letter that is not the first communication but which may confuse consumers with a vague reference to consumer rights that are not listed in the letter. The complaint brings suit under the FDCPA and Wisconsin state law.

Old-Fashioned Telephone in Circle with Strikethrough

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to make sure that third-party debt collectors give consumers all the information they need to make judgments about their alleged debts and their payment. The complaint for this class action alleges that Online Information Services, Inc. (OIS) provided confusing information, in violation of the FDCPA, and failed to provide a telephone number as required by Wisconsin state law.

Ball and Chain Marked "DEBT"

The complaint for this class action finds two problems with a debt collection letter sent to consumers by Firstsource Advantage, LLC: a requirement for consumers to call Firstsource in order to accept a settlement offer, and an unclear deadline. The complaint brings suit under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Bill Stamped with Words "Past Due"

Among the provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is that debt collection communications with consumers cannot be false, deceptive, or misleading. The complaint for this class action alleges that Jefferson Capital Systems, LLC (JeffCap) and Mandarich Law Group, LLP tried to collect a consumer debt via a lawsuit with a complaint with contradictory and confusing information in the documents. 

Gavel and Bankruptcy Petition Bound with Ribbon

This class action brings suit under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) in reference to a mortgage serviced by Select Portfolio Servicing, Inc. The complaint alleges that the company tried to collect on a mortgage loan during the time, and after, the borrower was involved in bankruptcy proceedings. 

Judge with Robes and Gavel

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to protect consumers from misinformation or abuse at the hands of third-party debt collectors. This class action alleges that two companies, UHG I, LLC and Markoff Law, LLC, have violated that law in respect to a consumer debtor suit filed in a court of law that seems to involve contradictory information.

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