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Ninth Circuit decision impacts collectors' ability to obtain consumer reports #1163
A recent Ninth Circuit decision has thrown into doubt whether a debt collector has a permissible purpose to obtain a consumer report for the purpose of collecting a consumer’s account. In Pintos v. Pacific Creditors Association, 504 F.3d 792 (9th Cir. 2007), the Ninth Circuit concluded that debt...