NEW 11TH CIRCUIT DECISION PLACES DEBT INFORMATION SHARING WITH COLLECTION VENDORS INTO QUESTION

NEW 11TH CIRCUIT DECISION PLACES DEBT INFORMATION SHARING WITH COLLECTION VENDORS INTO QUESTION

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has held that sharing specific information regarding a consumer’s debt with a mail vendor is a “communication in connection with the collection of any debt” and that a debt collector could violate the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s (“FDCPA”) prohibition on third party communications by engaging in such information sharing. Read More