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  • Do you receive junk faxes, robocalls, or spam texts?
    Do you receive junk faxes, robocalls, or spam texts?

    Do you receive junk faxes, robocalls or spam texts? We are looking for lead plaintiffs for class action lawsuits as well as individual lawsuits. A Federal law called the Telephone Consumer Protection ...

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  • Mediators and arbitrators do not call people to collect debts
    Mediators and arbitrators do not call people to collect debts

    Q. I had a "mediation" place i call me and said I did not pay a payday loan 10 years ago. I do not remember the loan. When I asked for some papers to prove that I owed the money the "mediator" said he ...

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  • Ringless voicemail
    Ringless voicemail

    At least two courts have now held that a “ringless” voicemail — technology which “deposits” a voicemail into a consumer’s voice mail box without actually causing the phone to ring at the time of ...

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  • New collection defense book
    New collection defense book

    Collection Litigation: Representing the Debtor (2019 Edition) by Daniel A. Edelman has just been published by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Order at ...

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  • Never, ever pay in gift cards
    Never, ever pay in gift cards

    There are an increasing number of scams in which someone calls the victim and demands immediate payment on some pretext, to be made in gift cards purchased at Best Buy, Walmart, etc. The victim is ...

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  • Free trial offers
    Free trial offers

    The Federal Trade Commission and the Better Business Bureau have issued warnings about fraudulent "free trial offers" for various products. The offers request credit/ debit card information, but claim ...

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