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MEYERS SAXON & COLE BUSINESS AND STUDENT LOAN DEBT

Meyers Saxon and Cole is a debt collection law firm based in Brooklyn that mainly handles business debt matters as well as some private student loan collection. We have defended many businesses ...
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HOUSLANGER AND ASSOCIATES JUDGMENTS

We defend consumers against many debt buyers and debt law firms in New York and New Jersey. One frequent debt collection law firm is Houslanger and Associates which is located in Long Island but very ...
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MIDLAND FUNDING, ASSET ACCEPTANCE & PORTFOLIO RECOERY ASSOCIATES SEEK DISMISSAL OF DEBT COLLECTION CLASS ACTION

In early March, several banks and debt collectors filed a brief in the Second Circuit that asked the court to dismiss a case brought by consumers in a debt collection proposed class action on the ...
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PINNACLE CREDIT SERVICES DEBT LAWSUIT

Recently, in Nunez v. Pinnacle Credit Services, LLC, the court affirmed that defendant did not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when telling a consumer that her account had been placed ...
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Supreme Court Reviewing Midland Funding Debt Case

Earlier last week, the United States Supreme Court began reviewing a case against Midland Funding for seeking to recover debts from people in bankruptcy even when it is barred from doing so by state ...
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Debt Collection Regulation

As of July 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it intends to overhaul the debt collection market by capping collector contact attempts and by ensuring that companies have ...
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Legal Action Taken against New York Debt Collection Scheme

In early November, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the New York Attorney General, filed a lawsuit in a federal district court against a debt collection network based in Buffalo, New York. ...
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Law Firms Must Apply For Debt Collection License In New York

November 30th is a big deadline for attorneys and law firms acting as debt collection agencies in New York City. Those practicing debt collection have until this date to submit an application for a ...
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New Consumer Debt Collection Regulations

On September 15, 2016, a coalition of 59 different consumer advocacy groups sent the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a letter detailing their concerns regarding the CFPB’s proposed debt ...
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PRESSLER & PRESSLER JUDGMENT RESOLVED

As often occurs, our client learned about a 2008 default judgment when his bank account was frozen by debt collection attorneys Pressler & Pressler in connection to a debt owned by First ...
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New Debt Collection Rules Unveiled

Debt collectors and their aggressive collection practices have attracted the attention of federal and state regulatory agencies over the past year because of an excessive amount of consumer complaints ...
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Stephen Einstein Takes Over Mel S. Harris Cases

Since the recent Sykes decision, Mel S. Harris a former New York debt collection law firm folded and was bought or assumed by another very common New York debt collection law firm named Stephen ...
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LVNV Funding Hit with $38 Million Verdict

Recently, the Circuit Court for Baltimore City delivered a verdict against a Las Vegas-based debt buyer, LVNV Funding, LLC. The court ordered LVNV to pay $38 million, which will be split among 1,590 ...
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Debt Collection Lawsuit Mill Stopped

Recently, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a proposed consent order against Frederick J. Hanna & Associates and its three principal partners for operating an illegal debt collection ...
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AMERICAN EXPRESS DEBT LAWSUIT SETTLED

Our client retained our office after being sued by American Express for a $40,116 credit card debt. In this case, American Express, the original creditor was represented by the law offices of Cordoba ...
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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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Debt Collection Facts

The recent efforts of state and federal regulators to fight abusive debt-collection practices have drawn attention to the prevalence of abusive debt-collection practices throughout the United States. ...
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The Use of Robocallers to Collect Debt

Congress has recently passed a budget bill that includes a provision to allow debt collectors to used robocall technology to contact borrowers of federal loans. Robocalls either use a technology with ...
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Auto Finance Co. Ordered to Pay $44.1 Million in Relief for Illegal Collection Tactics

The CFPB has ordered an enforcement action against Westlake Services, LLC and Wilshire Consumer Credit, LLC for using illegal debt collection tactics, including phony caller ID, false threats, and ...
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15 Charged in "Largest Ever" Debt Collection Scheme

On Tuesday, Manhattan federal prosecutors revealed the criminal charges against 15 individuals in what U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has said to be the “largest fraudulent debt collection scheme ...
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Evidence in Debt Collection Cases

Debt collection agencies are tricky groups, to put it nicely. They buy up debts from major credit card companies and banks at minimal value, all in hopes of being able to turn a profit by collecting ...
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Arrowood Indemnity Student Loan Settled

The debt collection law firm of Kleinman, Saltzman and Bolnick, obtained a default judgment against our client for an alleged student loan that she owed. They did so on behalf of their client Arrowood ...
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