Medicredit Inks $5M Deal For Recording Collection Calls

Law360 (April 16, 2018, 11:36 PM EDT) -- Medical debt collector Medicredit Inc. agreed to pay $5 million to resolve allegations by a certified class of 11,000 consumers that it violated the California Invasion of Privacy Act by not notifying them that their calls were being recorded, according to a federal court filing on Monday.

The settlement would resolve claims that the Nashville-based debt collection company violated CIPA during debt collection phone calls between June 2014 and February 2015 by recording consumers' communications without telling them that they were doing so at the beginning of each call, according to the consumers' motion for preliminary approval of class settlement, filed...

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