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Debt Collection FAQs: A Guide for Consumers
Information for consumers from the Federal Trade Commission.

Diana Mey Has Trouble Collecting Court-Ordered $10 Million From ...
20 hours ago . One woman is having trouble getting a debt collector to fork over its debt to her.

Collection agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An increasing number of collection agencies, sometimes referred to as "debt buyers", purchase debts from creditors for a .

Debt Validation - The Ultimate Weapon Against the Collection ...
Mar 8, 2011 . You could try to use debt settlement methods with a collection agency, but you might want to try debt validation first. Why? Because they may .

Industry Justifies Higher Rates

Massachusetts Law About Debt Collection
Federal Law. Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Federal Trade Commission. The primary federal law governing consumers' rights in debt collection.

Debt Collection Practices: When Hardball Tactics Go Too Far ...
Dealing with a debt collector can be one of life's most stressful experiences. Harassing calls, threats, and use of obscene language can drive you to the edge.

The Truth About Debt Collectors - daveramsey.com
Apr 1, 2010 . Dave Ramsey tells the truth about debt collectors and your rights when dealing with them.

W. Va. Woman Fights to Collect $10 Million from Debt Collectors ...
1 day ago . In a twist of irony, a West Virginia woman is trying to collect money from a collection agency. Diana Mey, of Wheeling, W. Va., won the largest .

Some Lawmakers Outraged

Debt Collection | Credit.com
Understand your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Act and learn how to better deal with collection agencies.

Bud Hibbs
Here is where the absolute filth of industry resides and their collection tactics give new meaning to slimy debt collectors. From one of the largest organizations .

Consumer complaints about debt collectors up 17% - USATODAY.com
Mar 21, 2011 . Debt collection abuses surged last year when the Federal Trade Commission received more complaints from consumers about debt dollection .

11 tips for dealing with debt collection, collectors
Deal with it, experts say. Otherwise, matters can only get worse. CreditCards.com has compiled tips to make this process easier.

Debt Collection Practices
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act requires that debt collectors treat you fairly and prohibits certain methods of debt collection. Of course, the law does not .

Debt Recovery Strategies And Tools To Improve Collection Of Debt
Recover debt and improve collection efforts with debt recovery and portfolio management strategies from Experian.Recover debt and improve collection efforts .

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How to deal with debt collectors and stop harassing calls
Find how to fight debt collectors and stop harassing phone calls when you owe the debt. Know how to deal with debt collectors for old and unpaid debt.

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