Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
James Sturdevant, Bellingham, WA, for the appellants.
Terence John Cullen and Susan Kathleen McIntosh, Forsberg & Umlauf, P.S., Seattle, WA, for the appellees.
Before: KIM McLANE WARDLAW, RICHARD A. PAEZ and N. RANDY SMITH, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
PAEZ, Circuit Judge:
We must decide whether a cause of action for tortious conversion constitutes a debt within the meaning of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"). We hold that it does not. We therefore affirm the district court's judgment on the pleadings under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(c) dismissing Plaintiffs' FDCPA claim without prejudice to their related state law claims.
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