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CFPB Issues Report on Consumer Experience with Debt Collection

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a report on consumer experiences with debt collection. Based on a survey of consumers over 2014-2015, the report looks at various aspects of how consumers dealing with debt collection have been affected. The key findings, reproduced from the report, are...

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When is a Debt Collector Not a Debt Collector?

A federal court has addressed the issue of when a company that calls itself a debt collector might not actually qualify a “debt collector” under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The issue boils down to the definition of debt collector used in the FDCPA....