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June 13, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Chicago, IL: The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) were enacted to protect consumers from needless harassment over the phone. Common purveyors of such harassment have historically been telemarketers, or debt collectors that often wind up harassing the wrong people over a debt no longer owed, due to incorrect information and the all-too-common practice of flipping debtor accounts between different collection agencies, with vital information lost in the process. However, an increasing number of TCPA complaints are being directed to the highly-competitive banking industry. To that end a TCPA lawsuit has been filed against Fifth Third Bank alleging Fifth Third Bank TCPA violations.Read [ Illinois Plaintiff Launches TCPA Robocall Lawsuit against Fifth Third Bank ]
April 11, 2017. By Deb Hipp.
Philadelphia, PA: A recent study has found that the largest percentage of bank overdraft fees are collected from bank customers who earn the lowest incomes.Read [ Study Finds That People With Lowest Incomes Pay Most in Bank Overdraft Fees ]