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Unlawful Debt Collection

Debt Ball and Chain

The complaint for this class action alleges that Convergent Outsourcing, Inc. presented debt reduction arrangements as once-only, limited-time offers. The complaint says the offers would have been accepted at any time and their presentation as needing to be paid by a certain date violated the provisions of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) by being misleading.

Bill Stamped with Words "Past Due"

If consumer debtors want to dispute their debts, how may they do that? The complaint for this class action claims that they may call as well as write letters, and that the debt collection letter from Commonwealth Financial Systems, Inc. is misleading under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).

Bill with Words "Final Notice" Stamped in Red

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to limit abusive debt collection practices in a number of ways. For example, it requires that third-party debt collectors provide clear information on important matters, such as the amount of the debt owed. The complaint for this class action alleges that Genpact Services, LLC did not do that in a recent debt collection letter.

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

Not all consumers understand that they cannot be sued for a consumer debt once the statute of limitations on it expires. But perhaps even fewer know that if they make a single payment after that, the statute of limitations may be restarted, and that they can again be sued for the debt. The complaint for this class action claims that Contract Callers, Inc. violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) by not making this clear to consumers.

Bill with Words "Final Notice" Stamped in Red

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to prevent third-party debt collectors from misleading or confusing consumer debtors. The complaint for this class action claims that GC Services Limited Partnership has violated that law in its misleading presentation of the debt amount in its debt collection letter. 

Letters D-E-B-T with Ladder Against D

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) requires third-party debt collectors to provide clear and accurate information about consumer debts, so that ordinary people can make the best decisions possible about when and how to pay their bills. The complaint for this class action claims that the collection letter sent by Nationwide Credit, Inc. violates this law because it is unclear on both the amount of the debt and how the consumer may dispute the debt.

Bill with Words "Final Notice" Stamped in Red

The complaint for this class action claims that Allied Interstate, LLC violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). At issue is the company’s statement of the amount of the debt, which the complaint says is misleading. 

Person Carrying Red Letters "DEBT"

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to prevent the abuse and misleading of consumers in the collection of debts by third-party collection companies. Part of this protection lies in requiring debt collectors to provide consumers with specific and accurate information about their rights, including their right to dispute the debt. The complaint for this class action alleges that Lyon Collection Services, Inc. gave an inaccurate account of rights when it omitted to state that the consumer must dispute the debt in writing.

Papers on Clipboard Saying "Debt Collection"

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) tries to protect consumers from abusive and false debt collection practices. The complaint for this class action claims that LTD Financial Services, LP violated the FDCPA by omitting that consumers must dispute their debts in writing. 

Cell Phone with Policeman Reaching Out of Screen

This double-barreled class action claims violation of both the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Texas Debt Collection Act (TDCA). The complaint alleges that Peter A. KLC and Associates, PLLC, which does business as Paramount Acceptance, violated both these laws in placing debt collection calls to consumers’ cell phones.

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