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Debt Collection Harassment

Debt Collector Threatened Dead Woman

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

A Houston woman has called a debt collector “cruel” and “despicable” after the collector threatened her sister. Her sister, she says, died ba...

Debt Collectors Going After Consumers For Late Fees Video Rentals At Bankrupt Store

Posted 07.05.2012 | Business

In an era of Netflix, you might think being hounded to pay late fees on video rentals a thing of the past. You would be wrong. Consumers have file...

What to Do When a Debt Collector Threatens to Sue You

Bill Bartmann | Posted 08.13.2012 | Money
Bill Bartmann

It's bad enough when you're deeply in debt, but debt collectors are masters at magnifying your grief. Following these seven points is the best way to stay out of court, or prevail if you do get there.

Dealing With Debt Collectors: Be Their Friends

Kevin Yu | Posted 05.16.2012 | Money
Kevin Yu

Debt collection agencies are used to being yelled and cursed at, so why not take the opposite approach and try to be their friends?

FTC Urges States To Rein In Frivolous Debt-Collection Lawsuits Overwhelming Courts

Posted 07.12.2010 | Business

Throughout the financial crisis and deepening recession, debt collectors have been harassing Americans, often under false pretenses, in order to scare...

Was Fla. Man Harassed To Death By Debt Collectors?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A Florida woman is suing her mortgage company, Green Tree Servicing, for allegedly harassing her husband to death with debt collection phone calls, CN...