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Md. law gives debtors private right of action, high court says (access required)

Alleged victims of unlicensed or unruly debt collectors can pursue lawsuits against them and need not rely on state regulators to vindicate their rights, Maryland’s top court unanimously ruled Monday. The Maryland Consumer Debt Collection Act (MCDCA) and the Maryland ...

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Bethesda firm settles debt-collection lawsuit for $105K (access required)

A Bethesda debt-collection law firm will pay $105,000 in total statutory damages to approximately 400 Marylanders as a part of a class-action settlement for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander granted preliminary approval ...

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