Mealey's Banking & Finance - Judge Grants Motion To Compel Arbitration In Debt Collection Suit

BALTIMORE - A federal judge in Maryland on May 9 granted a debt collector's motion to compel arbitration in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) lawsuit, ruling that the claims brought are subject to an arbitration agreement between a consumer and AT&T Wireless (Luciena S. Grant-Fletcher v. Collecto Inc., No. 13-3505, D. Md.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64163).

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