Yesterday the U.S. Department of Justice issued a press release announcing a package of resources to assist state and local efforts to reform harmful related to the assessment and enforcement of fines and fees. The end result is that any collection agency that collects of any type of government fines and fees should be aware of this announcement and thoroughly review.
On January 8, 2016 a Federal Judge in California approved a settlement in the matter of 4EC Holdings v. Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson (Case No 3-14-cv-01944, N.D. California) whereby the defendant law firm will pay $3.4 million dollars to resolve claims made in a class action proceeding that the firm violated the California Unfair […]
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Kaulkin Ginsberg, the leading consultancy and M&A advisory firm specializing in the accounts receivable management (ARM) industry, began the fifth semester of its Research Fellows Program earlier this month in conjunction with the University of Maryland, College Park’s Department of Economics. Fellows will focus their research on U.S. government bad debt […]
RDS (Revenue Discovery Systems), a provider of local government revenue administration services, today announced that Ashley Hancock has joined the RDS team as regional account manager.
Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM), a specialized marketing consulting and information services firm serving multiple industry sectors since 2003, has announced the hire of Mike Wisniewski as its new Director of Information Technology.
MyGovWatch.com has announced a free teleseminar, entitled Top 10 Myths about Government & Student Loan RFPs, on Thursday, April 23, 2015, starting at 12:00 PM EST. Click here to sign up for the teleseminar.
The CFPB Monday announced an enforcement action against a nationwide debt collection operation and its CEO for using deceptive threats of criminal prosecution and jail time in the collection of debts stemming from bounced checks. The proposed order, to settle FDCPA and other charges, includes a $50,000 civil penalty.
MyGovWatch.com is celebrating today, National Freedom of Information Day in the United States, by offering a unique promotion to companies aspiring to win government contracts.
Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM) today announced that clients seeking to outsource the request for proposal (RFP) response development process can now do so with simple hourly billing offered through the firm’s SOLARIS bid writing program.
Navient (Nasdaq:NAVI), the nation’s leading loan management, servicing and asset recovery company, announced last week that it has acquired Gila LLC. The Austin, Texas-based asset recovery and business process outsourcing firm focuses on the state and local government market, serving more than 600 clients in 39 states.