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District Court preliminarily approves $2.7 million FCRA settlement
06/09/2023
District Court preliminarily approves $2.7 million FCRA settlement

District Court preliminarily approves $2.7 million FCRA settlement

On June 1, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California preliminarily approved a class action settlement, which would require a corporate defendant to pay $2.7 million to resolve allegations that it provided false information on credit reports to auto dealers. The defendant sells c...

Cryptocurrency Is Property Not Currency Even if Legal Tender, Per IRS - Brass Tax
05/25/2023
Cryptocurrency Is Property Not Currency Even if Legal Tender, Per IRS - Brass Tax

Cryptocurrency Is Property Not Currency Even if Legal Tender, Per IRS - Brass Tax

In Notice 2014-21, the IRS announced its position that cryptocurrencies constitute property for tax purposes, rather than foreign currency, and observed that while cryptocurrency may operate like “real” currency in some environments, it “does not have legal tender status in any jurisdiction......

"One of the main problems for the industry, judging by the panel discussions and side chatter, is finding enough people ...
04/20/2023
The Repo Man Returns as More Americans Fall Behind on Car Payments

"One of the main problems for the industry, judging by the panel discussions and side chatter, is finding enough people to repossess all the cars."

Pandemic relief measures shielded many people from repossession, but that’s changing as interest rates and auto prices soar.

"They describe in the patent application a range of possibilities that include the car driving itself off private proper...
03/05/2023
Ford applies for patent that allows automaker to repossess cars remotely

"They describe in the patent application a range of possibilities that include the car driving itself off private property to be picked up by a tow truck or taking it to a junkyard if the value is too low based on mileage and other factors."

Ford has patent pending that allows cars to repossess themselves when delinquent owners ignore car payment warnings.

CFPB Orders TitleMax to Pay a $10 Million Penalty for Unlawful Title Loans and Overcharging Military Families | Consumer...
02/26/2023
CFPB Orders TitleMax to Pay a $10 Million Penalty for Unlawful Title Loans and Overcharging Military Families | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

CFPB Orders TitleMax to Pay a $10 Million Penalty for Unlawful Title Loans and Overcharging Military Families | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against a web of corporate entities operating under TMX Finance, broadly known as TitleMax, for violating the financial rights of military families and other consumers in providing auto title loans.

"North Carolina Magistrate Judge David Cayer dismissed the claims in Gaker after noting that the court was not required ...
02/16/2023
North Carolina Judge Says Cell Phones Not Subject to Federal Do-Not-Call Protections

"North Carolina Magistrate Judge David Cayer dismissed the claims in Gaker after noting that the court was not required to follow the FCC’s interpretation that the cell phone number could be included among “residential telephone subscribers.” Accordingly, Cayer determined that the DNC provisions of the TCPA provided that the regulations implemented pursuant to them concerned only the need to protect residential subscribers."

Last week, a magistrate judge in U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina dismissed a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

FBI Warns About Counterfeit Batteries - Slashdot
10/13/2022
FBI Warns About Counterfeit Batteries - Slashdot

FBI Warns About Counterfeit Batteries - Slashdot

"Scammers are leveraging the vulnerabilities in the global supply chain, as well as the public's continuing need for new batteries, to sell a wide variety of counterfeits or unauthorized replicas online," warns America's FBI. "Do not fall victim to online fraudsters or unauthorized dealers or man...

GM Financial to pay over $3.5 mln to resolve claims it violated U.S. law
10/12/2022
GM Financial to pay over $3.5 mln to resolve claims it violated U.S. law

GM Financial to pay over $3.5 mln to resolve claims it violated U.S. law

GM Financial, a unit of General Motors Co , agreed to pay over $3.5 million to resolve allegations it violated a U.S. federal law that provides certain benefits and protections to eligible servicemembers, the Justice Department said.

Proposed FTC Rule Would Add Additional Compliance Requirements for Automotive Dealerships - Bernstein Shur Law Firm
09/08/2022
Proposed FTC Rule Would Add Additional Compliance Requirements for Automotive Dealerships - Bernstein Shur Law Firm

Proposed FTC Rule Would Add Additional Compliance Requirements for Automotive Dealerships - Bernstein Shur Law Firm

By Elliot Kelly, Kevan Lee Deckelmann, Chad Higgins, and Matt Saldaña Over the last decade, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has brought a number of enforcement actions involving the motor vehicle industry. However, according to the FTC, complaints continue. In response, the FTC recently fi...

District Court rules nonsignatory to credit card agreement cannot compel arbitration in debt collection case
07/27/2022
District Court rules nonsignatory to credit card agreement cannot compel arbitration in debt collection case

District Court rules nonsignatory to credit card agreement cannot compel arbitration in debt collection case

On July 11, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California denied a law firm defendant’s motion to compel arbitration in an FDCPA case. According to the order, the plaintiff’s credit card, opened with a South Dakota-based bank, was stolen and charged more than $8,500. The plainti...

PSLF program waiver period ends on October 31, 2022. Apply for a waiver if you have federal student loans and you have w...
06/30/2022
Start - Forgive My Student Debt

PSLF program waiver period ends on October 31, 2022. Apply for a waiver if you have federal student loans and you have worked for a federal, state, or non profit organization. This waiver allows eligible persons toaccrue retroactive credit toward loan forgiveness regardless of federal student loan type and repayment plans.

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Student loan forgiveness: Biden's next move
05/19/2022
Student loan forgiveness: Biden's next move

Student loan forgiveness: Biden's next move

President Biden is hinting that he will move to forgive some student debt. When a final decision will occur and whether his plan will be successful is still unknown.

CFPB Fines Bank of America $10 Million Over Alleged Misconduct Regarding Out-of-State Account Garnishments - The State A...
05/19/2022
CFPB Fines Bank of America $10 Million Over Alleged Misconduct Regarding Out-of-State Account Garnishments - The State AG Report

CFPB Fines Bank of America $10 Million Over Alleged Misconduct Regarding Out-of-State Account Garnishments - The State AG Report

News May 12, 2022 CFPB Fines Bank of America $10 Million Over Alleged Misconduct Regarding Out-of-State Account Garnishments Source: The State AG ReportIndustry: Banking & Finance; SecuritiesArea of Law: Consumer Finance, Mortgages & Debt, Consumer Protection, Federal Agencies (FTC, CFPB, FCC) Sign....

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