At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a U.S. district court in Miami has temporarily shut down a fraudulent phantom debt collection operation that deceived and abused thousands of Spanish-speaking consumers across the country in an attempt to collect money they did not even owe.
s another bubble market emerging in the subprime auto sector? Perhaps, but a growth market for accounts receivable management (ARM) firms is fast developing already.
In the weeks since the Circuit Court decision in Douglass v. Convergent — the infamous envelope window disclosure case — filings of similar cases against debt collectors have been brisk. Two ARM defense attorneys discuss some specific legal theories upon which debt collectors may defend similar claims.
Marketing your brand can be just like trick or treating, except instead of looking for candy, you are looking to grow your business.
If you’re not in California, be sure to watch the webcast of an important FTC/CFPB roundtable on debt collection and the Latino community.
The number of lawsuits filed by consumers against ARM companies claiming violations of the FDCPA, FCRA, and TCPA increased in September from August, WebRecon LLC said Friday. But FDCPA lawsuits are still on track to show significant declines for the year.
SKYLINK Receivables Inc., headquartered in Vancouver (Surrey), Canada with offices in Toronto and Montreal, today announced that their Board of Directors have approved a definitive agreement to acquire Bond Street Collections Inc., headquartered in Toronto, Canada with an office in Montreal.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday ruled against a debt collection agency in a TCPA express prior consent case, reversing a lower court decision and hewing closely to a requested amicus brief filed by the FCC on the matter.
NPR Thursday on its “All Things Considered” program ran a segment focusing on the post-secondary debt purchasing and collection world through the eyes of an ex-con in Buffalo.
ARMing Heroes, the collection industry’s charity for military veterans, today announced the addition of three prominent industry leaders to its board of trustees (“the board”). Corey Gabler, Todd Langusch, and Everett Stagg join the organization’s board during its fifth annual No Debts for Vets Charity Fundraising Drive, which runs from September 11th through November 11th every year.