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No FDCPA Claim for Robo-Calls (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s complaint alleging violations of federal and state law arising from defendant mortgage company’s 130 debt-collection calls that disrupted her home-based business and included harassment by defendant’s agent. The court dismisses plaintiff’s claim under ...

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The Walking Debt?

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A new lawsuit targeting a thriving collections business highlights a long simmering controversy over lawsuits filed by so-called “zombie debt buyers.” When banks and payday lenders write off their bad debts, a busy industry steps in to try to generate ...

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Borrower Can Sue on HAMP Contract (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court declines to dismiss a class action alleging defendants, SunTrust Mortgage and SunTrust Banks Inc., entered into temporary Home Affordable Modification Program agreements and then breached the agreement by reporting plaintiff as delinquent to credit bureaus, ...

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