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Debt Collection Agency Hit with $1.3 Million Default Judgment over Unlicensed Collections

Indiana AG Todd Rokita obtained a default judgment and a permanent injunction against debt collection agency New Britain Financial, LLC (“NBF”) and its owner Nelson Macwan for allegedly acting as a collector without a license and engaging in deceptive and abusive debt collection practices in violation of the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act. As previously…

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Debt Collector Reaches Settlement Over Data Breach Exposing Personal Information of Up to 21 Million Consumers

A bipartisan group of 41 AGs, led by Connecticut AG William Tong, Indiana AG Todd Rokita, New York AG Letitia James, and Texas AG Ken Paxton, reached a settlement with debt collection agency Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau d/b/a American Medical Collection Agency (“AMCA”) over allegations that it failed to protect the personal information of millions of consumers in a 2019 data breach in violation of the states’ respective consumer protection laws.

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Apple Agrees to $113 Million Multistate Settlement over Slower Phone Speeds

A bipartisan group of 34 AGs, led by Arizona AG Mark Brnovich, Arkansas AG Leslie Rutledge, and Indiana AG Curtis Hill, reached a settlement with Apple Inc. to resolve allegations that Apple throttled iPhone speeds to mask battery issues, thereby prompting users to purchase new devices in violation of state consumer protection laws.

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