LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP ("GPM"), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, announced today that it has initiated an investigation on behalf of Encore Capital Group, Inc. ("Encore" or the "Company") ( NASDAQ: ECPG) investors regarding possible violations by the company of federal securities laws.
If you have suffered a loss on your Encore investment or would like to inquire about whether you may be able to make claims to recover your loss under federal securities laws, you can find your contact information at https://www.glancylaw.com/cases / Submit encore-capital -group-inc /. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan of GPM at 310-201-9150, toll-free at 888-773-9224, or by email at Shareholder@glancylaw.com to learn more about your rights.
On September 8, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) filed a complaint alleging that Encore and its subsidiaries had violated a consent regulation “by suing consumers without the required documentation, and Law firms and an in-house collection legal department made efforts without providing the required information and failing to provide consumers with the necessary credit documents after consumers requested it. "
In this news, the company's stock price fell sharply during intraday trading on September 9, 2020.
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Whistleblower: Individuals with nonpublic information about Encore should consider their options to assist with the investigation or to use the SEC's whistleblower program. Under the program, whistleblowers who provide original information can receive rewards of up to 30 percent for each successful SEC recovery. For more information, please contact Charles H. Linehan at 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224, or email Shareholders@glancylaw.com.
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