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The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania recently held that obtaining a credit report for assistance in the collection of a debt constitutes a permissible purpose under § 1681b(a)(3)(A) of the FCRA. In Fritz v. Capital Management Services, LP, No. 2:12-cv-1725, 2013 WL 4648370 (W.D. Pa. Aug. 29, 2013), the plaintiff filed suit against the defendant debt collector alleging violations of the FCRA after the defendant inquired into her credit history upon placement of plaintiff's account with the defendant. It was undisputed that the plaintiff never ...

Posted in: FCRA, Pennsylvania

In Forrest v. Genpact Servs., LLC, 3:12-CV-2249, 2013 WL 4516479 (M.D. Pa. Aug. 26, 2013), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania held that a plaintiff bringing a Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") claim under 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(1)(A) is not required to allege that she actually answered the phone calls placed to her cellular telephone. Defendant Genpact Services, LLC, admitted to calling Plaintiff's cellular telephone over 225 times in a 54-day period using an automatic telephone dialing system. Plaintiff brought a TCPA claim against ...

Posted in: Pennsylvania, TCPA
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