Notice Did Not Violate Debt Collection Act, 9th Circuit Affirms

Notice Did Not Violate Debt Collection Act, 9th Circuit Affirms

SAN FRANCISCO - A letter sent by a debt-collecting law firm does not violate the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) because it does not expressly require a debtor to contest her debt in writing, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 8, affirming a district court's granting of summary judgment in favor of the firm (Joann Riggs v. Prober & Raphael, A Law Corp., et al., No. 10-17220, 9th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 11631).

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