Law360, New York (January 26, 2015, 6:27 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to a $2.75 million settlement deal with receivable and resource management company USCB Inc. to end allegations that the company violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
U.S. District Judge Fernando M. Olguin granted lead plaintiff Brenda Jonsson's unopposed motion for preliminary settlement, certifying a nationwide class of people whose cellphones were called by USCB between 2009 and 2014 by an auto-dialer without their consent and requiring the company to pay $2.75 million into a settlement fund.
The deal also compels USCB to partner for five...
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