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Debt Collection Should be on Congress' Mind, Congressional Research Service Suggests

26 October 2020

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Wave of Federal Lawsuits Slam Furnishers for “Inaccurate” Credit Reporting of Accounts in Bankruptcy

14 October 2020

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Credit Reporting Issues and False Threats from Debt Collectors—Featured Topics in CFPB's Supervisory Highlights

10 September 2020

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CFPB Study of Consumer Finances Following Early Pandemic is Positive. Will Coming Months Paint a Different Story?

1 September 2020

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2nd Cir. Confirms No Private Right of Action for FCRA ‘Direct Dispute’

19 August 2020

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7th Circuit Reiterates: Credit Reporting Medical Debts Separately is Not a Violation

4 August 2020

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Audit What You Credit Report or Lose the Bona Fide Error Defense

27 July 2020

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7th Cir. Holds FCRA Requires Furnishers to Correctly Report Liability, but Not CRAs

22 July 2020

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Only 4% of 2020 CFPB Complaints Relate to COVID-19? Maybe, Maybe Not.

20 July 2020

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New Credit Reporting Bill Passed by House, Seeks to Make Credit Reporting More Consumer-Friendly

30 June 2020

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7th Cir. Says Plaintiff Failed to Meet Burden of Proof in "May Be Reported" Collection Letter Language Case

10 June 2020

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Debt Collection Complaints Down? CFPB Releases COVID Edition of Complaint Bulletin

27 May 2020

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The Purpose-Driven Pull: The Northern District of Illinois Reaffirms Debt Collection As A Permissible Purpose Under The FCRA

19 May 2020

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Big FCRA Changes Ahead? HEROES Act Would Ban Reporting of Adverse Information During National Emergencies—But Is This Workable?

18 May 2020

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House Version of New Stimulus Package Proposes Debt Collectors Go Into Debt So Consumers Don't Have To

14 May 2020

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D. Ariz. Grants Rare Award of Costs to Debt Collector Under FDCPA Provision

7 May 2020

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7 Best Practices for Credit Reporting and Disputes During COVID-19

6 May 2020

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Senators Warren and Schatz Question Credit Bureaus About Their Compliance with CARES Act Requirements

30 April 2020

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Moral of the Story: Web Payment Portals Need Time-Barred Debt Disclosures if Applicable

28 April 2020

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Cordray Weighs In: Recommends Vigorous Oversight of Debt Collectors During and After COVID-19

6 April 2020