Does the FDCPA Cover a Party That Purchases Defaulted Debt for Its Own Account?

Henry C. Kevane
44 ABA PREVIEW of United States Supreme Court Cases 218 (2017)

Henry Kevane published this review of the issues facing the Supreme Court in Henson v. Santander Consumer USA, on appeal from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. The question before the Court: Is a party that acquires defaulted debt for its own account treated as a “debt collector” or as a creditor for purposes of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act?

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