Match.com institutes background checks for sexual predators

May 01, 2011 Matt Roesly

Match.com institutes background checks for sexual predators

As a result of the publicity surrounding a lawsuit that was filed by an anonymous woman against Match.com, the online dating company will begin screening for sex offenders, according to The Washington Post.The woman, known only as Jane Doe,


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Questionable Facebook tactics results in lawsuit for agency

May 01, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Questionable Facebook tactics results in lawsuit for agency

A Jacksonville, Florida, debt collection agency is under fire after it unlawfully implemented recouping tactics over Facebook, according to the Orlando Sentinel.The news source reports that an employee at MarkOne Financial once contacted Melanie


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IRS utilizes third-party debt collection agencies

May 01, 2011 Kyle Duncan

IRS utilizes third-party debt collection agencies

Tax time isn't fun for anybody. In the past weeks, people from all over the United States have been gathering together financial records, filling out the proper forms from the Internal Revenue Service and finding out how much they must


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Auto title lender sued by West Virginia

May 01, 2011 Todd Milner

The West Virginia Attorney General is suing title lender Fast Auto Loans for failing to comply with a subpoena to determine the scope of its debt collection activities in the state, according to Forbes.The office of Darrell McGraw opened an


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Study: Four out of five landlords would rent to those who lost homes in foreclosure

May 01, 2011 Matt Roesly

Study: Four out of five landlords would rent to those who lost homes in foreclosure

A survey by the National Association of Independent Landlords has found that 82 percent of the 563 members who responded would rent to a prospective tenant who had lost a home in foreclosure, provided a tenant screening indicates a history


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