Just when you thought that you had heard it
all.... A debt collection agency in Pennsylvania has been accused by
that state's Attorney General of staging fake trials with a fake judge in a
fake courtroom against people who allegedly owed debt. "The Attorney
General's Office told Team...
Here is another outrageous situation involving illegal
tactics used by some collectors. In this instance, the agency targets
only US military and as part of its routine collection efforts, it threatened
jail time as well as a dishonorable discharge if the service member did not
pay. Happily in this...
In Simon v. FIA Card Services, N.A. , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently ruled that a debtor in a bankruptcy proceeding is not unconditionally precluded from bringing claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “FDCPA”) [ an enhanced version of this opinion...