Blog Posts in October, 2015

  • Wells Fargo Student Loans Investigated by CFPB

    || 12-Oct-2015

    New York - The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is investigating Wells Fargo regarding its student loans servicing practices. Although the specifics of the investigation are unclear, it appears that the probe on Wells Fargo began back in late 2014. Wells Fargo is the second largest originator for private student loans in the United States. ...
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  • Selip & Stylianou Settles Midland Funding Lawsuit for 80% Off

    || 9-Oct-2015

    In this case, Midland Funding LLC hired Selip & Stylianou, LLP to bring a lawsuit to collect on a debt that was purchased from an assignee of the original creditor. The claim amount was in excess of $3,150. Upon receiving notice of the Summons and Complaint, the client contacted our office, and after a brief consultation, retained our attorneys for assistance in resolving the lawsuit. As part ...
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  • Stephen Einstein & Associates Settle Lawsuit for 38%

    || 6-Oct-2015

    Upon receiving notice of a lawsuit, a potential client inquired with the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg PLLC. After completing a free case evaluation and speaking with one of our lawyers, the client hired our firm for assistance with defense and settlement of the debt. In this case, the law firm of Stephen Einstein & Associates was representing a debt buyer that was attempting to collect on a ...
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  • Super Lawyers Achievement - New York Rising Star - Simon Goldenberg

    || 5-Oct-2015

    Simon Goldenberg, Esq., principal attorney at the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg PLLC has been selected to the 2015 New York Rising Stars list for the area of Consumer Law. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Attorney Goldenberg has been conferred with this award for the consecutive years of 2014 ...
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  • Law Prohibiting Credit Card Surcharge is Upheld in Court

    || 2-Oct-2015

    NEW YORK, September 29 – New York’s Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a New York law prohibiting the imposition of surcharges on purchases made on credit cards. In a unanimous 3-0 vote, the federal appeals court issued a 57 page decision overturning the 2013 judgement passed by U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in the lower courts, which found the ban of the imposition of credit card ...
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