Federal Court Paves Way For CFPB To Pursue Enforcement Action Against Hanna

[Editor’s note: Yesterday insideARM reported that the judge in the case of CFPB v. Hanna issued an order denying the defendant’s motion to dismiss. The order, released yesterday, is 70 pages. Today, as promised, we begin to provide analysis of that order. This is one of two articles – by two different attorneys – offering their view. You can find the other one, by Natalie Mencia, here.]

Joann Needleman

“Frederic J. Hanna & Associates, P.C. … is a self-proclaimed creditors’ rights law firm”. Those were the opening salvos issued by the Federal District Court in the Northern District of Georgia yesterday in flatly denying Frederic J. Hanna’s Motion to Dismiss the CFPB’s Enforcement Action.  The decision was a scathing rebuke of all of Hanna’s defense as well as an indictment of the debt buying industry as a whole.

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