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Mealey's Banking & Finance - Judge Denies Parties' Summary Judgment Motions In Debt Collections Suit

WORCESTER, Mass. - A federal judge in Massachusetts on Dec. 5 denied motions for summary judgment filed by parties in a Fair Debt Collections Act (FDCPA) lawsuit, finding that there is no dispute that a loan servicer is a debt collector under the statute and that questions exist as to whether a June 2017 letter offering a loan modification to the borrower was an attempt to collect on the defaulted loan (Eugene Weiner v. Rushmore Loan Management Services LLC, et al., No. 17-401440-TSH, D. Mass., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 209534).
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