Bank of America Settles TCPA Lawsuit
After months of litigation, Bank of America and FIA Card Service collectively agreed to a $32 million settlement for a class action Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) suit. The two separate entities were the collaborative defendants in the lawsuit which alleged them of using an automated telephone dialing system (ATDS) to send artificial or prerecorded…Read More
Hooters Settles Unwanted Texts TCPA Suit for $1.3 Million
A recent class-action suit accusing Hooters of America, LLC of sending out unwanted text messages ended in a $1.3 million settlement agreement. Michael Etzel, the lead plaintiff, alleged that the unsolicited text messages were a violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). Etzel’s class action suit alleges that he and other class members received…Read More
Can Debt Collectors Take My Tax Refund?
Tax season can bring about great optimism as well as angst. After a financially damaging holiday season, many people yearn for their income tax return as they often already have plans for how to spend the money before it ever arrives. Whether you are looking to catch up on bills or use the funds to…Read More
IRS Provides 5 Ways to Identify Tax Collection Scams
Tax season is officially recognized as the period from the beginning of the new year (January 1st) to the last day to file your taxes (April 17th). During this time, hardworking people around the nation are scheduling appointments with their tax preparer or doing their own taxes via tax preparation apps like TurboTax and TaxSlayer.…Read More