Facing harassment from debt collectors and wondering how to stop it? Who is a debt collector? A debt collector is somebody who collects a debt that is owed to another entity. Debt collectors are in the business of collecting debts that are overdue. Technically, debt collectors buy those debts that are past their due dates […]
Does filing a time-barred proof of claim violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)? This is an issue which has witnessed divided opinions in the Circuit courts and the Courts of Appeals. Currently, the Supreme Court has granted certiorari, whereby it will review this in the case of Midland Funding LLC vs. Aleida Johnson […]
TCPA violations alleged: Class action lawsuit filed by individuals against Festiva Development Group Inc. and Allen Marketing Group Inc.
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) restricts unsolicited communication, including the use of automated equipment and text messages on cellphones. Routinely, there have been violations of the TCPA guidelines, one recent one being the class action lawsuit filed against the Festiva Development Group Inc. (Festiva) and the Allen Marketing Group Inc. (Allen). The current class […]