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Defeating Credit Repair Organizations - Recent Win in FL Case Highlights Successful Strategies

In a clear rebuke of a credit repair organization’s tactics, a judge in the Middle District of Florida said the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) cannot be weaponized against a debt collector for declining to participate in a scam. The “scam” in this case was a letter sent to the debt collector by the credit repair organization, Credit Repair Lawyers of America (CRLA).

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Case Study: How Credit Service Company Used Business Intelligence to Increase Revenue without Increasing Effort 

Credit Service Company needed to find a new, more efficient strategy without hiring in new resources or risking recovery rates. In this new 5-minute video case study from Intelitech Group, find out how Credit Service Company was able to reduce effort, uphold compliance, and increase revenue by incorporating collection analytics and improved account scoring into their workflow. 


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Phin Solutions Welcomes Bob Schofield to the Leadership Team as their new SVP of Business Development

RAMSEY, Minn. -- Phin Solutions, LLC an information services company in the Accounts Receivable Management industry, announced today that Robert “Bob” Schofield has joined the Phin Solutions team as their Senior Vice President of Business Development.

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Crown Asset Management Hosted Successful Servicer Summit 2022

DULUTH, GA - Crown Asset Management, LLC hosted a successful Servicer Summit on September 20-21, 2022. The CAM team wants to express appreciation to its agency and law firm partners for making this event a success through their attendance and participation. The two-day event took place in Duluth, GA at the CAM office and the TPC Sugarloaf Country Club.

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CFPB Issues Advisory Opinion to Consumer Reporting Agencies to Remove “Facially False Data” to Maintain FCRA Compliance

Pursuant to its authority under Section 1022(b)(1) of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued an advisory opinion to consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), highlighting their obligation to screen for and eliminate obviously false data from consumers’ credit reports. Specifically, CRAs were instructed to implement policies, procedures, and systems to screen for and remove “logically inconsistent” information.

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Compliance Director Susan Namm Joins the SAM Squad

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Solutions for Account Management, Inc. (SAM) is excited to announce that Susan Namm CCCO, CCEP, CRVPM III has joined SAM as our Compliance Director. Susan brings more than 30 years of experience to SAM in compliance management, vendor management, auditing, and collection agency licensing.

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Third Circuit: Risk of Future Harm from Data Breach Enough for Article III Standing

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently held in Clemens v. ExecuPharm Inc. that the risk of future harm from a data breach can be enough for Article III standing, taking into consideration whether the breach was intentional, whether the data was misused, and the nature of the data accessed.

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Complete Guide to Risk and Gap Assessments - Part 5: Maintain Your Progress - Don’t Skip the Audit

29 November 2022 at 02:00 p.m.

Concluding a risk and gap assessment is something to celebrate. They are a lot of work. Full stop. However, if you don’t set up a proper auditing plan, you’ll need to perform another risk and gap assessment sooner rather than later. A robust auditing procedure that includes remediation plans and keeping your C-suite informed will allow you to build off your recent analysis, so you won’t have to do another one before you know it.

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