Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., L.P.A.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) filed
a lawsuit in a federal district court against the debt collection law firm
Weltman, Weinberg & Reis for falsely representing in millions of collection
letters sent to consumers that attorneys were involved in collecting the debt.
The law firm made statements on collection calls and sent collection letters
creating the false impression that attorneys had meaningfully reviewed the
consumer’s file, when no such review has occurred. The CFPB is seeking to stop
the unlawful practices and recoup compensation for consumers who have been