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Identity Theft: The Crime Of The New Millennium - Tips For Prevention And Recovery
Twenty years ago, as I was working with the FBI and the Secret Service in prosecuting large identity theft rings – often associated with data breaches
United States
23 Jan 2019
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Congress Amends FCRA, Eliminates Credit Freeze Fees For Identity Fraud Cases
Under the recent amendments to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) passed by Congress, as of September 21, 2018, consumer credit reporting agencies can no longer charge fees for consumers to place or lift credit freezes on their credit file.
United States
5 Nov 2018
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DC Circuit Strikes Down FCC Order Regarding TCPA
The D.C. Circuit on Friday issued its long-awaited decision reviewing the Federal Communications Commission's 2015 Omnibus Order construing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act...
United States
20 Mar 2018
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Watching The TCPA: Second Circuit Rules Consent Given As Part Of Binding Contract May Not Be Revoked Under Telephone Consumer Protection Act
In a much-watched decision involving the hotbed issue of consent under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that...
United States
19 Jul 2017
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California Supreme Court Forbids Arbitration Agreement Waiver To Seek Injunctive Relief
The California Supreme Court recently issued an opinion in McGill v. CitiBank, analyzing whether an arbitration provision is valid and enforceable insofar as it purports to waive the right to seek public injunctive relief in any forum.
United States
18 May 2017
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All-Natural Class Action Suit In New York Federal Court Is Placed On Hold
Multiple consumer class actions have been filed around the country involving the labeling of food products as "natural" or "all-natural."
United States
5 Oct 2016
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Court Rules That Website Did not Bind Consumers To Arbitrate Their Claims
The Second Circuit ruled that a consumer class action lawsuit against Amazon.com brought under the CPSA arising from the sale of a diet pill would be allowed to proceed in the federal court...
United States
5 Oct 2016
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A Look At Spokeo's Impact On Consumer Financial Litigation
In May of 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a game changing decision with an immediate impact on consumer financial litigation cases. Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540, 1547.
United States
21 Sep 2016
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Recent TCPA Rulings Highlight Controversy Following Supreme Court's Spokeo Decision
Reminiscent of the fable of the Elephant and the Blind Men, the United States Supreme Court's splendidly opaque May 16, 2016 decision in Spokeo v. Robins has left counsel for both plaintiffs...
United States
14 Sep 2016
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A Look At Spokeo's Impact On Consumer Financial Litigation
In May of 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued a game changing decision with an immediate impact on consumer financial litigation cases. Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, 136 S. Ct. 1540, 1547, (2016)
United States
6 Sep 2016
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TCPA Rulings Highlight Inconsistent Rulings Following Supreme Court's Spokeo Decision
The Supreme Court's decision in Spokeo v. Robins has left counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants arguing that the decision supports their view of the requirement of "concrete and particularized" injury...
United States
5 Sep 2016
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Ninth Circuit Holds That Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Requires Subsequent Collectors To Issue Rights Notices
In a case of first impression, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act requires a debt collector to send notice to consumers containing specified disclosures...
United States
29 Jul 2016
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Now You See It, Now You Don't – Trial Court Vacates Class Certification Post-Trial Wiping Out A $32 Million Award
In Mazzei v. The Money Store, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 12994 U.S. (Court of Appeals, 2nd Cir., decided July 15, 2016), plaintiff Joseph Mazzei initiated a class action alleging overcharge of late fees on mortgages.
United States
29 Jul 2016
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