BofA, Credit Bureau Can't Duck Suit Over Mortgage Notices

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 6:28 PM EDT) -- Bank of America NA and Walled Lake Credit Bureau LLC lost their bid Monday to stop a proposed class action alleging they tried deceiving a Pennsylvania homeowner into thinking she was behind on her mortgage, after a judge rejected the companies' arguments that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act doesn't apply to creditors.

The bank and the Michigan-based debt collection agency had contended that the suit by Melissa Devin Magness, who accused them of sending her false notices saying she had missed payments on her mortgage,...
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Case Title

MAGNESS v. WALLED LAKE CREDIT BUREAU, LLC et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-06586

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Consumer Credit

Judge

LEGROME D. DAVIS

Date Filed

November 26, 2012

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