7th Circ. Says Debt Collectors' Letters Comply With FDCPA

Law360, Chicago (January 23, 2014, 9:03 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit upheld on Thursday the dismissal of four separate lawsuits targeting debt collectors for allegedly sending deceptive letters to consumers, ruling that the letters complied with notice requirements under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

The four plaintiffs — John Gruber, Lee Schaefer, Thomas Borucki and Karen Kryscio — all sued over similar letters they received from debt collectors in 2012 and 2013, claiming the letters contained misleading language that could dupe consumers out of disputing their alleged debts. However, four Wisconsin federal judges...
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Case Title

John Gruber v. Creditors' Protection Service,


Case Number

13-2084

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3480 Consumer Credit

Date Filed

May 20, 2013


Case Title

Lee Schaefer v. Tri-State Adjustments Incorpor


Case Number

13-2164

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3480 Consumer Credit

Date Filed

May 30, 2013


Case Title

Thomas Borucki v. Vision Financial Corp, et al


Case Number

13-2297

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3480 Consumer Credit

Date Filed

June 13, 2013


Case Title

Karen Kryscio v. National Account Systems of Ma


Case Number

13-2351

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3480 Consumer Credit

Date Filed

June 20, 2013

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