Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

Federal Court Order Denying Debt Collector Professional Collection Consultants Inc. Motion to Dismiss

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA CIVIL MINUTES – GENERAL CASE NO.: CV 11-10089-SJO (AGRx) DATE: March 19, 2012 TITLE: Plaintiff v. Wells Fargo Dealer Services, Inc., et al. ======================================================================== PRESENT: THE HONORABLE S. JAMES OTERO, UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Victor Paul Cruz Courtroom Clerk Not Present Court Reporter COUNSEL PRESENT FOR PLAINTIFF:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Issues First Report on Debt Collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued its first annual report summarizing its activities to administer the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). The report provides information on the number of complaints received in the previous year, provides background on the FDCPA, discusses policy initiatives and plans for the FDCPA and provides other information. Read

Federal Court Decision Against MDA Lending Solutions

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA     Plaintiff, :                                                                                                   CIVIL ACTION v. : : TRANS UNION, LLC, et al., : Defendants. :                                                                                                         No. 11-3607 MEMORANDUM PRATTER, J.                                                                                     JANUARY 25, 2012     Plaintiff filed this action, alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act that arose