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Bankruptcy – FDCPA – ‘Felony’ Charge (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court reverses a bankruptcy court decision and holds that appellee debt collector violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when it provided appellant debtor with a handwritten statement saying “if we file warrants, it will be a felony,” which violated § 1692e(7); the court remands for an award of actual damages. In ...

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