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Blog Posts in September, 2015

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  • Debt Settlement Company Sued for Illegal Fees and False Promises
    Debt Settlement Company Sued for Illegal Fees and False Promises

    The CFPB announced that it has obtained a preliminary injunction against World Law Group and its senior leaders for running a debt-relief scheme that charged consumers illegal upfront fees. The ...

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  • How to Get a Mortgage Despite Past Judgments or Delinquent Accounts
    How to Get a Mortgage Despite Past Judgments or Delinquent Accounts

    After months of preparation, packing, and document gathering, you are finally ready to move into your new home. The phone rings and you hear the words that no new potential home owner wants to hear, ...

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  • Dismissal Declined in CFPB Case against Technology Providers in Debt Collector Scam
    Dismissal Declined in CFPB Case against Technology Providers in Debt Collector Scam

    The United State District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has denied a motion to dismiss filed by three companies (collectively referred to as “Processors”) involved in providing payment ...

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  • Medical Debt Cases Dismissed
    Medical Debt Cases Dismissed

    Recently, our firm was hired on a pair of medical debt cases pursued by the debt collection law firm of Smith Carroad Levy & Wan P.C . The first client was sued for a medical debt that he allegedly ...

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  • First Commerce LTD: Case Dismissed
    First Commerce LTD: Case Dismissed

    Our client a resident of Florida contacted us about a default judgment placed against him in New York County in 1997. He learned of the judgment when he received a bank levy notice stating that the ...

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  • Largest Debt Buyers Must Refund Millions in CFPB Action
    Largest Debt Buyers Must Refund Millions in CFPB Action

    Two of the nation’s largest debt buyers were sued in an action brought by the CFPB due to the companies’ use of deceptive tactics to collect bad debts. Encore Capital Group and Portfolio Recovery ...

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