7th Cir. Rejects FDCPA Allegations Involving Letters Sent to Debtor’s Counsel

This post originally appeared on the Consumer Financial Services Blog, and is republished here with permission.

Stuart Miles

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently upheld the dismissal of allegations that two letters sent to the consumer’s counsel violated the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), reiterating that its “competent attorney” standard applies regardless of whether a statement to the consumer’s counsel is false, misleading or deceptive.

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