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Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC

Filing a proof of claim against a bankruptcy estate for a debt the creditor knows is legally unenforceable pursuant to the statute of limitations is unfair, unconscionable, deceptive, or misleading to a consumer under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act, the Eleventh Circuit recently held in Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC.

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Filing a proof of claim against a bankruptcy estate for a debt the creditor knows is legally unenforceable pursuant to the statute of limitations is unfair, unconscionable, deceptive, or misleading to a consumer under the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. ‘ 1692 et seq., held the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC, 758 F.3d 1254 (11th Cir. 2014), cert. denied, 135 S. Ct. 1844, 191 L. Ed. 2d 724 (2015).

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