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Federal Agents Arrest Debt Collectors in Crackdown

Federal Agents Arrest Debt Collectors in Crackdown

Posted: November 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm   /   Consumer News, Unlawful Debt Collectors

Federal agents in Georgia arrested John Todd Williams, 48, founder of debt collection agency Williams, Scott & Associates along with six other employees on Tuesday morning for allegedly running a […]

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How One Man Got Even With a Debt Collector… in Court

Posted: September 4, 2014 at 6:09 pm   /   Personal Protection, Unlawful Debt Collectors

By knowing his rights, Kevin Jones was able to take on a wrongful debt collection agency, and win… Kevin Jones just did what he felt was right, but you might […]

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The FTC Cracks Down on Debt Collection Practices

Posted: September 4, 2014 at 3:41 pm   /   Consumer News, Personal Protection, Unlawful Debt Collectors

Third party debt collection companies are under the microscope as the Federal Trade Commission collects $3.3 million from a California-based debt collection company… Debt collectors who use egregiously offensive tactics […]

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When His Debt Came Back From the Dead, He Sued

When His Debt Came Back From the Dead, He Sued

Posted: August 25, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Financial & Insurance Fraud

Eduardo Austin spent the summer of 2010 watching hundreds of dollars get sucked out of his paycheck every payday by the clerk’s office of the State Court of Fulton County, […]

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1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'

1 in 3 U.S. adults have ‘debt in collections’

Posted: August 7, 2014 at 8:00 am   /   Consumer News

CNN Money reports on some scary US debt statistics… An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history — or 77 million people — are so far behind on […]

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