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Judge grants MSJ in class action over disputed debt investigation

On July 28, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama granted summary judgment in favor of a defendant third-party debt collector in an FCRA and FDCPA putative class action, holding that the defendant carried out a reasonable investigation following plaintiff’s dispute of the debt it had reported to credit reporting agencies (CRAs) and that the plaintiff failed to establish that the defendant knew or should have known that the debt was inaccurate or invalid.

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Trouble Texting? Clear the Carriers’ Hurdles. 

Texting is a critical part of an effective debt collection strategy, but even after the green light from Reg F, carriers and aggregators are making it tough. Without some guidance, it could seem impossible to get your text messages delivered. In this video, presented by TCN, you’ll learn how to clear the hurdles presented by cell phone carriers and get your text messages delivered.


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New York Federal Court Stays CFPB’s Lawsuit Against Indirect Auto Finance Company Pending U.S. Supreme Court Decision in CFPB Funding Case

As discussed here, on January 4, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the New York Attorney General (NY AG) filed a joint complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Credit Acceptance Corporation (Credit Acceptance), a major subprime indirect auto finance company. The joint complaint alleges that Credit Acceptance pushed dealers to sell cars with hidden interest costs, include add-on products, and inflate prices. On March 14, Credit Acceptance filed a motion to dismiss the complaint.

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Credit Control, LLC: Winner - Best Places to Work in Collections for the Fourth Year in a Row

ST. LOUIS, Mo -- August 14th – Credit Control, LLC (“Credit Control”) is proud to announce for the fourth year in a row, our employees have ranked us as winners in the Best Places to Work in Collections program. This is the company’s fourth time participating and the fourth time being recognized as program winners including back-to-back #1 overall rankings in the large company category in 2021 and 2022.

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General Revenue Corporation (GRC) Wins Best Places to Work in Collections

Mason, OH -- General Revenue Corporation, a leading collections agency, is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as one of the TOP FIVE winners in the prestigious "2023 Best Places to Work in Collections" award. This recognition, sponsored by ACA International and the Best Companies Group, is widely regarded as a hallmark of excellence in the collections industry.

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CFPB Sues Auto Loan Servicer for UDAAP Violations

The CFPB has filed a lawsuit in a Georgia federal district court against USASF Servicing (USASF) in which the CFPB alleges that USASF engaged in various unfair acts or practices in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Act.  USASF services retail installment sales contracts (RICs) originated by its affiliate, U.S. Auto Sales, Inc., which the CFPB describes as a “buy-here, pay-here car dealer.”

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Auriemma Roundtables Acquires insideARM, LLC

Auriemma Roundtables, a leading business intelligence provider for the consumer finance ecosystem, is excited to announce the acquisition of insideARM, LLC, including the insideARM and Collections & Recovery media brands, and the Consumer Relations Consortium (CRC), and Research Assistant (RA) products.

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Work Smarter, Not Harder - Compliance Sells! The Intersection Between Compliance and Sales

22 August 2023 at 02:00 p.m.

Compliance sells. Sure, your organization gets a chance to talk about its compliance program in response to questionnaires, but are your salespeople armed with this information? Do you have compliance and sales working together so salespeople can tell prospective clients what sets your organization apart and how you’ll help them increase numbers AND protect their brand?

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