PIGG v. FAIR COLLECTIONS & OUTSOURCING OF NEW ENGLAND, INC.
||FAIR COLLECTIONS & OUTSOURCING OF NEW ENGLAND, INC.
||July 18, 2016
||US District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
||Debra McVicker Lynch
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||15 U.S.C. § 1681 Fair Credit Reporting Act
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|July 18, 2017
ORDER - Plaintiff Vivian Pigg defaulted on her lease agreement with her former landlord. [Filing No. 34 at 2.] The debt was transferred to Defendant Fair Collections & Outsourcing of New England ("Fair Collections"), and Fair Collectio ns attempted to collect the debt from Ms. Pigg. [Filing No. 34 at 2.] Ms. Pigg claims that without a permissible purpose, Fair Collections procured her credit report. [Filing No. 34 at 2.] In addition, Ms. Pigg asserts that after she filed for bankruptcy protection, Fair Collections contacted Ms. Pigg on numerous occasions to collect the debt. [Filing No. 34 at 4.] She initiated this litigation alleging that Fair Collections violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") a nd the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"). [Filing No. 1; Filing No. 34 .] Fair Collections has now filed a Motion to Dismiss Count I of Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint, [Filing No. 38 ], and Ms. Pigg opposes that mo tion, [Filing No. 46]. For the reasons detailed herein, Fair Collections' Motion to Dismiss Count I of Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint, [Filing No. 38 ], is DENIED. (See Order). Signed by Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson on 7/18/2017. (APD)
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