Judge: Debt Collector Didn't Show It Had Permissible Purpose To Obtain Report

Judge: Debt Collector Didn't Show It Had Permissible Purpose To Obtain Report

DETROIT - A federal judge in Michigan on Sept. 17 refused to grant summary judgment in favor of a debt collector in a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) lawsuit against a consumer, ruling that the debt collector failed to show that it had a permissible purpose for obtaining the consumer's credit report (Rochelle Daniel v. West Asset Management Inc., No. 12-12851, E.D. Mich.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132199).

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