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MAJOR SETTLEMENT AGAINST DEBT COLLECTOR FOR BOGUS MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION COLLECTION       On May 15, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the settlement of an enforcement proceeding against Luebke, Baker & Associates, Inc., Kevin Luebke and other Defendants (“Luebke Collection Agency”) under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”). According to the FTC, the Luebke… Read More »


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ABUSED BY AUTOMATED PHONE CALLS? During the past decade, many businesses — most notably debt collectors — have been using automated telephone systems to communicate with consumers. As a result of increased abuses of consumers, Congress passed the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), 47 U.S.C. §227, to curtail the use of automated dialers and prerecorded… Read More »

Attorney Murphy Speaks at Virginia Trial Lawyers Conference


     On March 30, 2012, Attorney Murphy was the luncheon speaker for the Consumer Lawyer Section at the Virgina Trial  Lawyers Annual Convention at the Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virgina.  The topic of the presentation was “Emerging Class Action Trends.”  Consumer Fraud Attorney Murphy offered his insight into recent case law developments in class action practice under… Read More »

Had an unlawful repossession?

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Bank Repossession Lawyer Robert Murphy Mr. Murphy is an active consumer rights attorney member in the National Association of Consumer Advocates since November, 1999 and regularly attends conferences and seminars sponsored by the organization. He has had the distinction of lecturing to attorney groups on commercial and consumer law issues nationally and on a statewide… Read More »

Are you a victim of fraud by a bank?

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Bank Fraud Lawyer Murphy Consumer Fraud Lawyer, Robert Murphy has a personal philosophy of advancing the consumer rights of Americans through both courtroom advocacy and the education of families and individuals concerning the consumer protection laws. In most instances, Mr. Murphy is retained under a “results obtained” or “contingency fee” arrangement. The terms of engagement,… Read More »