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In the interests of preventing anyone wasting time trying to get inunctive relief under the FDCPA

The remedies available for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act of 1977 (FDCPA) are limited to those provided in 1692k(a), which does not provide injunctive relief for individual consumer debtors.

There are many cases that affirm this:

Hampton v. Countrywide Home Loans 2009 WL 1813648 (D. Neb. June 24, 2009)
Injunctive relief is not available under the FDCPA.

Huertas v. Dep't. of Educ. 2009 WL 3165442 (D. N. J. Sept. 28, 2009)
Injunctive and declaratory relief not available uder the FDCPA.

Bates v. Novastar/Nationstar Mortgage, L. L. C. 2008 WL 2622810 (N. D. Ga. June 24, 2008)
FDCPA does not authorize injunctive relief.

Valencia v. Affiliated Group, Inc. 2008 WL 4372895 (S. D. Fla. Sept. 24, 2008)
Equitable relief is not available to an individual under the civil liability section of the FDCPA.

Whiteman v. Burton Neil & Associates, P. C. 2008 WL 4372842 (M. D. Pa. Sept, 2008)
Punitive damages, injunctive relief and declaratory relief are not available under the FDCPA.

Injunctive relief may be available under some state statutes:

Midland Funding, L. L. C. v. Brent 644 F. Supp. 2d 1961 (N. D. Ohio 2009)
The consumer was not entitled to declaratory judgment or injunctive relief for the violations of the FDCPA; but was granted injunctive relief under the Ohio consumer protection act against filing mass-produced affidavits in support of debt collection suits that falsely claimed to be based on personal knowledge about the claimed debt.

Berg v. Merchants Ass'n. Collection Div. 586 F. Supp. 2d 1336 (S. D. Fla. 2008)
Florida statute, unlike the FDCPA, auathorizes injunctive relief for private litigants.

A few class actions ordering injunctive relief:

Gravina v. Client Services, Inc. 2009 US Dist. LEXIS 78204 (E.D. N. Y. Aug. 25, 2009)
Settlement of nationwide class claims arising from messages left by defendant for settlement class members on telephone answering device included an injunction permanently enjoining defendant as follows: All telephone voice messages left by defendant for consumers on telephone answering devices will meaningfully identify the defendant as the caller, state the purpose or the nature of the communication, and disclose that the communication is from a debt collector.


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