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Frederick J. Hanna pays a $120,000 settlement to a debtor in Georgia!

Case against debt collector nets $120K Plaintiffs’ attorney calls Hanna firm’s practices ‘abusive’; Hanna says debt was valid Read the article in it’s entirety at the Daily Report website. Daily Report Article Thursday, September 01, 2011 By Katheryn Hayes Tucker, Staff Reporter A long-running legal battle between personal injury attorney R. Keegan Federal Jr. and […]

Georgia Supreme Court: Consumers Lose. Frederick J. Hanna & Associates wins.

To give you a little bit of background on this, the debt collection law firm Frederick J. Hanna & Associates came under investigation of the Georgia Office of Consumer Affairs (now called the Georgia Office of Consumer Protection) back in 2009.  Debt collectors were the number one complaint among Georgians and many were about this particular debt collection law […]

AJC Article “Complaints pile up against debt collectors” Frederick J. Hanna & Associates

Complaints pile up against debt collectors By Alison Young The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Sunday, March 15, 2009 [ Note: This article has been shortened to keep it very topic specific.  Please view the entire article here. ] Consumers complain that a Marietta debt collection firm uses deceit and abusive tactics to collect money, even when it isn’t owed, records […]

Texas Attorney General Launches Action Against Encore Capital (midland funding)

Texas Attorney General Launches Action Against Encore Capital. Finally, the rest of the country is discovering what Ohio and Maryland has already known for quite some time now….Encore Capital aka Midland Funding uses robosigning tactics to produce affidavits in connection to lawsuits brought against consumers.  I’m not sure a wide-scale crack down on this will ever occur […]

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009

Well, it’s a tiny step forward for the consumer, but the slow implementation of the Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009 is hopefully a step in the right direction in curbing those pesky sneaky debt collectors and their caller id-manipulating ways! Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009  Read the Article >>