The district attorney in Lane County, Ore. said recently that his office’s check diversion program will shut down because of a new debt collection law set to take effect January 1. The DA believes the new law would make check collection more expensive and potentially expose the office to FDCPA lawsuits.
MyGovWatch.com, which tracks government and student loan collection services purchasing nationally, is now offering an unprecedented, limited-time promotion for new clients through December 31st. Any company that signs a trial contract to access the website for the month of December will receive three user licenses for the price of one, and the month of December will be free of charge.
Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM) today announced that clients who have outsourced some or all of their requests for proposal (RFP) responses to NGM to pursue public and private sector business opportunities have now earned in excess of $100 million in fees as a result of wins through the RFP process.
It is commonly accepted in the debt collection industry that a collector cannot, under any circumstances, disclose a debt to a third party. But for government entities, that restriction is not followed. A recent case in Pennsylvania highlighted the pass some groups are given on disclosure.
A federal judge in California last week approved a settlement between a check collection firm and a class of plaintiffs that calls for the company to pay some $3.2 million to the class and its legal representation.
A growing number of states are expanding their relationships with private collection agencies to settle long-overdue court debts, according to a piece published this weekend in USA Today. The article focuses on the increasing reliance on private debt collectors to chase delinquent fees and fines levied by court systems across the U.S.
The Oregon House of Representatives Friday passed a law that would ban debt collectors from using the letterhead or seals of state agencies in their collection efforts.
Municipal Services Bureau (MSB) is pleased to announce the recent addition of the State of Wyoming to its ever growing client list. MSB has been selected by the city of Cody, Wyoming to collect on its delinquent court accounts.
Municipal Services Bureau (MSB) is pleased to announce the recent addition of Leah Huff, Business Development Executive, to its team.
Net Gain Marketing, Inc. (NGM) has announced that www.mygovwatch.com, a flagship service offering of the company that tracks government and student loan purchasing nationally, has exceeded $50,000,000,000.00 in portfolios tracked and monitored, as of earlier this quarter.