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Ocwen Financial Blowing Up Your Cell? Stop the Calls and Receive Thousands

A National class action suit has been filed against Ocwen for violating consumer rights and continuously harassing consumers with automated cell phone calls. However, the remedies being offered in this class action provide a small fraction of what consumers could actually receive if they file the claim on their own. If you received consistent automated…

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Kimmel & Silverman Wins $300,000 for Harmarville, PA Client Against Navient

When Paul DeMuth fell behind on his student loan payments, he started receiving collection calls from Navient, formerly part of Sallie Mae. They called multiple times a day and even when he asked them to stop, they kept coming. He turned to Kimmel & Silverman for help and filed suit. An independent arbitrator found Navient…

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CFPB Considers Suing Student Loan Giant Navient For Cheating Borrowers

Federal regulators are considering suing Navient Corp., the nation’s largest student loan company, for allegedly cheating borrowers, the company said Monday. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which has been investigating the company for nearly two years, sent Navient a letter on Aug. 19 telling its executives that the agency’s enforcement staff had found enough evidence…

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Honda Settles Discrimination Claims with Justice Department

Car manufacturer, American Honda Motor Co., reached a settlement on Tuesday to resolve allegations that the company discriminated against minority car buyers by marking up interest rates on loans, a practice industry experts describe as common because of the discretion given to individual dealerships. The Justice Department and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau accused Honda…

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Time Warner Owes $229,500 for Robocalls to the Wrong Person

Many people dislike receiving robocalls. Araceli King disliked receiving 153 of them from a single company. A Manhattan federal judge ruled that Time Warner Cable must pay insurance claims specialist Araceli King, $229,500 for placing 153 automated calls to her cellphone in less than a year, even after she told it to stop. King accused…

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Debt Collector Green Tree Responsible for Burden of Proof

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled that under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, debt collectors contacting third parties to locate debtors must show that the contact was purely to locate the debtor. In this case, Patricia Evankavitch, the Plaintiff, filed a lawsuit against the debt collection agency Green Tree after…

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FCC Strengthens Consumer Protections Against Unwanted Calls, Texts

By K&S on June 22nd, 2015 | No Comments

Posted in: TCPA, Telephone Consumer Protection Act
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FCC STRENGTHENS CONSUMER PROTECTIONS AGAINST UNWANTED CALLS AND TEXTS Commission Responds to Requests from Businesses and Attorneys General for Guidance on Robocall Blocking, Autodialers, Recycled Phone Numbers and More WASHINGTON, June 18, 2015 – The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a proposal to protect consumers against unwanted robocalls and spam texts. In a package of…

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Uber Sued in Class Action for Alleged Text-Message Spamming

By K&S on June 9th, 2015 | No Comments

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A class action filed against Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) alleges that the San Francisco-based company has been spamming consumer cellphones with text messages. The class action, filed December 2015, claims Uber sent unsolicited text messages to consumers without their express prior consent. If these allegations are determined to be factual, Uber may be found in…

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CFPB Reports 88,300 Debt Collection Complaints in 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has released its 2015 Annual Report, providing an in-depth look at the thousands of consumer complaints received by the Bureau in 2014. A staggering 88,300 complaints, 35% of those made to the CFPB, related to debt collectors and, if taken as factually accurate, each and every one violates Fair…

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Join us on Reddit for a Credit Law AMA Thursday, June 4, 2015

By K&S on June 3rd, 2015 | No Comments

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UPDATE: Check out the AMA on Reddit. Do you have questions about debt collection harassment and continuous cellphone calls from collectors and solicitors? On June 4, 2015 at 11:00 am, Kimmel & Silverman founding partner Craig T. Kimmel will be hosting a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) to answer your consumer law questions. Click here to…

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