In a ruling bound to increase compliance concerns for purchasers of bad debts and collection law firms hired to enforce judgments against consumers, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Powell v. Palisades Acquisition XI, held that the filing of an assignment of judgment is a collection action subject to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
Windham Professionals, Inc. is delighted to welcome its new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Christopher Rezendes. With a fifteen year track record growing revenues for Fortune 1000 companies, Chris is well-positioned to take advantage of Windham’s market-leading position and strong focus on operational excellence
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals Monday upheld a four year federal prison sentence for a former collection agency executive who orchestrated a $12 million fraud scheme over the course of four years.
The government of the United Kingdom announced an initiative to recover some $35 billion in debt from back taxes, student loans, vehicle registrations, and other arrears. A new company will be formed to handle the contract, facilitated by the TDX Group, an Equifax company.
American Profit Recovery, a collection agency in Michigan with additional offices in Massachusetts and North Carolina has adopted three more families this holiday season for their Adopt a Family Program.
The CMI Group Inc. held a gift and toy drive to benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County, TX as part of our continuing effort to give back to the communities in which our employees and their families live and work.
Mike Ginsberg, President and CEO of Kaulkin Ginsberg, will speak at the American Collectors Association of Texas’ 67th Annual Conference and Southwest Exposition in Austin on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Attorneys General of North Carolina and Virginia announced legal action against a retailer that caters to members of the U.S. military, and an affiliated lender and debt collection agency, for using illegal collection tactics against their customers.
AmSher, a debt collection agency specializing in Compassionate Collections, announced today that the company has launched SkinnyandDebtFree.com—a website to help people not only get out of debt, but lose weight.
A federal judge this week sided with a consumer plaintiff in denying a motion to dismiss an FDCPA class action case. The collection agency defendant argued that the debt did not fall under the FDCPA because it was incurred in a transaction required by law. The case also involves a claim concerning disclosure through a clear envelope window, a recent development that is sure to pop up more frequently.