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Blog Posts in December, 2015

Jaffe & Asher Sheds Consumer Collection Unit

The Manhattan-based New York branch of Jaffe & Asher, LLP reported to the New York State Department of Labor that it intends to lay-off 75 of its 119 New York employees in February 2016. The firm ...
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Houslanger & Associates Involved in Statute of Limitations FDCPA Case

In a recent ruling, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a district court judge’s decision to bar debtor Alexander Benzermann from bringing an action under the Fair ...
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Attorney Fights Disqualification Motion in Midland Credit Debt Collection Suit

In a recent case, attorney Mitchell Pashkin, who has previously represented Midland Credit Management Inc., while he was the managing attorney at Cohen & Slamowitz, pushed a New York federal judge ...
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Debt Collector Ordered to Pay $2.5 Million by CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a federal complaint against EOS for reporting and collecting on disputed and unverified consumer cellphone debt. EOS is a Massachusetts debt collection ...
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Class Action Suit Alleges Rubin & Rothman's Unlawful Collection of Debts

A recent class action suit has been filed by a New Jersey man against debt collection law firm, Rubin & Rothman, LLP alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act including use of ...
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Federal Crackdown on Illicit Debt Collecting Practices

In response to widespread complaints and concerns regarding illegal debt collection tactics, federal, state, and international partners have teamed up to better protect consumers. Operation Collection ...
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Handling Holiday Debt

With the holidays rapidly approaching, it can be easy to get caught up in the exciting spirit of gift giving and party hosting. That is until your post-holiday credit card bill shows up at your door. ...
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