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Solar firm prods Trump to start a trade war10 things to know about healthcare collections and patient financial responsibility | 2017Mind hacking: Scientists want new laws to stop our thoughts from being stolenCo-signing your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twiceREAD: Fox News Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit for 'Jim Crow' ConductHouse Financial Services Committee Could Vote on CHOICE Act Next WeekJohnny Depp's ex-managers call him a 'habitual liar' in latest legal volleyBringing Ground Zero home to Freehold7th Cir. Holds Debt Collectors Did Not Violate FDCPA by ... - LexologyRecapping crucial debt collection case before Supreme Court ...Citing Bible, Amish Resist Sewage TechDebt collectors trying to collect on paid accounts | Opinion ...Elyria's bond rating downgradedWatch out for 'inactivity fee' on old bank accountsWhat you should know about illegal and fake debt collectors | KOMO

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Desperation, Uncertainty Make Immigrants Targets for Scammers
NJ PenMarch 28, 2017

When that happens, the comfort of a lie can be more dangerous than the implications of the truth, which DeCristofaro said also makes it more difficult for him to deliver bad news in comparison. “You've got ... But in Pennsylvania, attorney Vanessa ...more »

Presidential Executive Order on Establishing Enhanced Collection ...
The White House (blog)March 31, 2017

Section 1. Policy. Importers that unlawfully evade antidumping and countervailing duties expose United States employers to unfair competition and deprive the ...more »

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Solar firm prods Trump to start a trade war
E&E NewsApril 27, 2017

A bankrupt solar manufacturer asked the U.S. government to slap big penalties on imported solar panels, inviting President Trump to make a high-stakes decision that could alter the industry's fate. The company ... (Collections of cells make up modules ...more »

10 things to know about healthcare collections and patient financial responsibility | 2017
Becker's Hospital ReviewApril 27, 2017

A study of complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found 63 percent of consumer complaints about medical debt collection claim the debt was never owed, was not verified debt or was previously paid or discharged through bankruptcy.more »

Mind hacking: Scientists want new laws to stop our thoughts from being stolen
RTApril 27, 2017

There are currently no laws governing the collection of brain information and Ilenca and Andorno fear “the indiscriminate leakage of brain data across the infosphere”, in the same way as personal information is shared now. Ienca said: “Neurotechnology ...more »

Co-signing your kids' or grandkids' student loans? Think twice
News ChiefApril 26, 2017

With federal loans, the government can garnish your Social Security benefits. You can try to ask for a ... But if a borrower who has defaulted can't make payment arrangements with the collector, he or she may become subject to wage garnishment or ...more »

READ: Fox News Faces Racial Discrimination Lawsuit for 'Jim Crow' Conduct
Heavy.comApril 26, 2017

Eleven plaintiffs, represented by attorney Doug Wigdor, filed an amendment to a racial discrimination lawsuit first filed last month against Fox News, 21st Century Fox, its general counsel Dianne Brandi and former comptroller Judith Slater. The new ...more »

House Financial Services Committee Could Vote on CHOICE Act Next Week
ACA InternationalApril 26, 2017

The new version, debated in today's hearing, includes changing the name of the CFPB to the Consumer Law Enforcement Agency (CLEA), according to the discussion draft of the act. Under the revised version, the CLEA would be led by a director and deputy ...more »

Johnny Depp's ex-managers call him a 'habitual liar' in latest legal volley
USA TODAYApril 26, 2017

The lawsuit also claimed Depp spent heavily to buy a 150-foot yacht, fly on private jets and cultivate collections of fine art and Hollywood memorabilia requiring 12 storage facilities to maintain. Depp told the Journal: “It's my money....If I want to ...more »

Bringing Ground Zero home to Freehold
New Jersey Jewish NewsApril 26, 2017

Today, her titles are director of collections and oral historian. Performing ... Weinstein's father, Bernard, a 90-year-old attorney who still has a law practice in Freehold, was instrumental in bringing his daughter to the local Jewish Heritage Museum ...more »

7th Cir. Holds Debt Collectors Did Not Violate FDCPA by ... - Lexology
Lexology (registration)April 26, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that two debt collectors were entitled to demand payment for both principal amounts…more »

Recapping crucial debt collection case before Supreme Court ...
Auto RemarketingApril 26, 2017

Hudson Cook associate Anastasia Caton observed last week's oral arguments during a crucial debt collection case in front of the Supreme Court that might ...more »

Citing Bible, Amish Resist Sewage Tech
Water Online (press release)April 26, 2017

“In December 2013, Fillmore County adopted its subsurface sewage treatment ordinance in response to a state law requiring counties to enact local ordinances that comply with the MPCA's sewage treatment system rules,” Courthouse News Service reported ...more »

Debt collectors trying to collect on paid accounts | Opinion ...
Iosco County News HeraldApril 26, 2017

I awoke to the ringing of the telephone one morning earlier this year. A recorded voice said something like, “It is very important that I speak to Holly Nelson.more »

Elyria's bond rating downgraded
Chronicle TelegramApril 26, 2017

Monday's announcement by Pileski to City Council's Finance Committee of Moody's downgrade was coupled with an additional report on the city's income tax collections for the first quarter. The year-to-date totals in comparison with the prior year's ...more »

Watch out for 'inactivity fee' on old bank accounts
KOMO NewsApril 26, 2017

Consumers across the country are being targeted by debt collection companies that may already have a lot of your personal information. But, that doesn't mean the collectors are following law. In fact, the person contacting you may not even be a ...more »

What you should know about illegal and fake debt collectors | KOMO
KOMO NewsApril 26, 2017

Consumers across the country are being targeted by debt collection companies that may already have a lot of your personal information. But that doesn't mean ...more »

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