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Debt Collectors: A Royal Nightmare

Article Bliss, – Fri, 11 Apr 2008 17:53

By: Daniel spivey Being affected by debt is probably one of the worst things that can ever happen. You will gradually find that the amount of unpaid bills and the number of phone calls from the debt collector will gradually increase day by day.

...collectors, nevertheless, is strictly prohibited by the law. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prevents debt collectors from using certain methods...

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OFT anger over debt collection practices

Credit Today, – Fri, 11 Apr 2008 04:55

The Office of Fair Trading today warned 13 companies, including debt collection agencies and financial institutions, to take steps to improve their debt collection practices.

...director of consumer credit, said: 'It is unacceptable for debt collection businesses to engage in unfair practices and we will continue to take...

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REP. CHARLES B. RANGEL HOLDS A MARKUP OF H.R. 5720, THE HOUSING ASSISTANCE TAX ACT OF 2008, AND H.R. 5719, THE TAXPAYER ASSISTANCE AND SIMPLIFICATION ACT OF 2008

Knowledge Plex, – Fri, 11 Apr 2008 04:11

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS HOLDS A MARKUP OF H.R. 5720, THE HOUSING ASSISTANCE TAX ACT OF 2008, AND H.R. 5719, THE TAXPAYER ASSISTANCE AND SIMPLIFICATION ACT OF 2008 APRIL 9, 2008 SPEAKERS: REP.

...apologize, Mr. Stark. There are a number of standards. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which is the federal law, governs these contractors...

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OFT warns companies about debt collection practices

Easier, – Thu, 10 Apr 2008 20:49

The OFT has issued warnings to 13 companies including debt collection agencies and financial institutions telling them that they need to take steps to improve their debt collection practices.

...Deputy Director of Consumer Credit said: 'It is unacceptable for debt collection businesses to engage in unfair practices and we will continue to...

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Companies warned: Improve your debt collection policies

MoneyNet.co.uk, – Thu, 10 Apr 2008 13:08

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has warned 13 companies to improve their debt collection policies. Its warning was in response to an increased number of complaints against firms who try and retrieve outstanding money.

...try and retrieve outstanding money. 'It is unacceptable for debt collection businesses to engage in unfair practices and we will continue to...

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