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Collecting debts makes one a ‘debt collector’ in Maryland (access required)

Where a mortgage company argued that it was not a “debt collector” under the Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act because it only accepted monthly payments and did not actively enforce the payment obligations of defaulting borrowers, its argument was rejected because the statute draws no such distinction. Background Plaintiffs brought this case as a class action against ...