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Tim Bauer

CEO at DCM Services

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Lavallee: Well, Now We Know How NOT to Send a Validation Notice via Email

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Another 1099(c) Disclosure Case Moves Forward in New Jersey

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Latest Deadline Passes in Dept of ED Collection Case; Judge Sets New Deadline

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Debt Collector Prevails in FDCPA Case About Outdated BBB Rating

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Experts React to FDCPA Court Decision on Emailed Validation Notice

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Court: Validation Notice Sent Via Email Requiring Consumer to Click a Link to Open a “Secure Package” Is Not “Sending” a Validation Notice Under FDCPA

Judge Rules Unintentional Violation of Policies and Procedures Permits Debt Collector to invoke 'Bona Fide Error' Defense

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New York Court Rules Settlement Offer in First Letter Not a FDCPA Violation

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In Connecticut, 29 Call Attempts in 24 days May Be FDCPA Violation

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FDCPA Case Challenges Use of Trade Name Abbreviation

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Voicemail Emerges Again With Questions of "Communication" and Meaningful Disclosure

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Judge Awards Attorney Fees to FDCPA Defendant in Case of 'Vexatious' Plaintiff's Counsel

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A Closer Look at CFPB Action v. National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts and Transworld Systems – What Does it Mean to the ARM Industry?

Court Rules Verification Docs Fulfill “Least Sophisticated Consumer” Standard

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Court Rules “Reply-by” Date Falling Outside 30-day Validation Notice Not a FDCPA Violation

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Department of Education RFP Wars – Episode 26

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Court Sanctions Plaintiff’s Attorney a Second Time in FDCPA Case

Tim Bauer: A Personal Note on Change

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9th Circuit Opinion Highlights Right to Cure Provision in California’s Rosenthal FDCPA

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The Gathering Avalanche: “Robocall” Blocking, and What Can be Done