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Blog Posts in November, 2015

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  • Selip & Stylianou Judgment Vacated
    Selip & Stylianou Judgment Vacated

    Our client, a banker contacted us because she was alarmed to find out that there was a default judgment dating from 2004 against her. As a banker, any defaulted debt and especially a judgment can have ...

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  • Debt Collection Facts
    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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  • Huge Settlement for New York Default Judgment Victims
    Huge Settlement for New York Default Judgment Victims

    Several thousands of New Yorkers affected by a major debt collection scheme will receive $59 million in a class-action settlement filed in the Federal District Court in Manhattan. This settlement will ...

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  • The Use of Robocallers to Collect Debt
    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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  • Schachter Portnoy Debt Lawsuit Settled
    Schachter Portnoy Debt Lawsuit Settled

    In this case our client was sued by Cavalry SPV I LLC, a common low end debt buyer by way of their attorneys Schachter & Portnoy LLC whom handle many of these debt collection lawsuits in New York. ...

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  • Federal Regulators Announce Effort to Fight Abusive Debt-Collection Practices
    Federal Regulators Announce Effort to Fight Abusive Debt-Collection Practices

    In a new national campaign targeting abusive debt-collection practices, the Federal Trade Commission emphasized working with its state partners to combat illicit debt collection practices such as ...

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