5th Circuit Finds FDCPA Claim Against Wells Fargo Was Filed In Bad Faith

(September 2, 2016, 11:08 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 31 affirmed a district court's decision to grant summary judgment in favor of a bank, finding that the notices of default were admissible and that a claim for violation of the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) was filed in bad faith and for the purpose of harassment (LSR Consulting LLC, as Assignee of Vinay K. Karna and Mridula L. Karna v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., No. 15-20774, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS...
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