Portfolio Recovery Associates Parries FDCPA Claims

Jan. 3, 2013, 5:00 AM

A man who received regular calls from Portfolio Recovery Associates seeking to collect a time-barred debt over a period of years failed to demonstrate that the collection efforts violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, according to a Jan. 2 order by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri granting summary judgment against the plaintiff.

Richard Caw sued Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC (PRA), for allegedly abusive collection efforts on two 1995 debts to Southwestern Bell. Caw alleged that PRA violated multiple sections of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), 15 U.S.C. §1692
et seq., ...

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