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Can My Creditors Sue Me and How Can I Fight Them?

A creditor may use several means to try and collect a debt from a debtor. Some ways, such as harassing calls, are prohibited by law. However, one of the main means of debt collection is through the creditor filing a lawsuit against the debtor. It is important to know who your creditors are, and how […]

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Harassment and How to Report Collection Agencies

Debt collectors or collections agencies can often be aggressive in trying to collect on a debt; however, federal law provides strict limitations governing this type of behavior. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) restricts the types of behavior collections agencies can engage in to collect a debt. In particular, it provides that collections agencies may […]

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Mistaken Identity The Number One Complaint Against Debt Collection Agencies

You probably know that identity theft is a huge problem nationwide, but did you also know that mistaken identity can be a big headache for consumers as well? It appears that sloppy work and lazy debt collection practices have led to a huge problem for consumers. According to the U.S. PIRG Education Fund the top […]

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