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  • U.S. Seeks to Up Oversight on Debt-Collection Industry
    U.S. Seeks to Up Oversight on Debt-Collection Industry

    The last five years have been hard on the economy from every side. By the very nature of the capital market, surviving economic hardship often means making the hardship greater for someone else. ...

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  • Review Finds J.P. Morgan Responsible For Lawsuit Errors
    Review Finds J.P. Morgan Responsible For Lawsuit Errors

    Between January 2008 and April 2011, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. filed more than 100,000 lawsuits against customers for delinquent amounts concerning their credit-card accounts. A recent review of the ...

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  • Elderly Woman Sues Capital One & Law Firm for Unfair Debt Collection, Harassment and Abuse
    Elderly Woman Sues Capital One & Law Firm for Unfair Debt Collection, Harassment and Abuse

    San Jose, California – In November of 2012, 73-year-old Santa Cruz resident M. B. filed a lawsuit against Capital One Bank and Patenaude & Felix, APC for harassment , wrongful debt collection, and ...

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  • Midland Funding, LLC Settles Lawsuit for
    Midland Funding, LLC Settles Lawsuit for "Robo-Signing" Practices

    Minneapolis, Minnesota – The state of Minnesota went after Midland Funding, LLC, one of the largest debt buyers in the country after Minnesota accused the debt buyer of targeting people for debts that ...

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  • Ninth Circuit Rules Against Bank of America in HAMP and debt collection case
    Ninth Circuit Rules Against Bank of America in HAMP and debt collection case

    The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (the court which controls federal courts in several western states, including California), ruled that the State of Nevada would have to sue the Bank of America in a ...

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  • Consumer Sues Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for Making Repeated Telephone Calls
    Consumer Sues Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for Making Repeated Telephone Calls

    A consumer brought a lawsuit against Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., alleging the bank harassed him by making repeated and continuous telephone calls in an attempt to collect a debt. The consumer alleged ...

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