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To Violate FDCPA, Collection Letter Must 'Expressly' Require Written Debt Dispute, Ninth Circuit Holds

A collection letter that implicitly requires a debtor to dispute a debt in writing does not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled. In its June 8, 2012, decision in Riggs v. Prober & Raphael , the Ninth Circuit held that the "validation...