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DEBT COLLECTORS ARE REALLY BULLIES WITH A TELEPHONE

Congress has recognized that consumers are entitled to be protected from illegal debt collection.  Despite enacting the Fair Debt Collections Practices (FDCPA) act in 1978 debt ...

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RoboSigning Whistleblower Awarded $18M

Consuer Protection Attorney Lynn Szymoniak, who found herself, at the heart of the Robosigning scandel when her home came under foreclsoure will be paid $18 Million of the $25 Billion Multi-State Foreclsoure Settlement.  Szymoniak was extensively featured in a Read More

$2.5 Million Sanction for Unlawful Debt Collection

Last week the Federal Trade Comission announced that Asset Acceptance, a debt collection entity, had agreed to pay a civil penalty of $2.5 Million for its attempt to collect debts that are barred by the statute of limitations.  In Kentucky if you have a debt, that is not is writing the a lawsuit to ...

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JAIL WOULD BE TOO GOOD FOR THESE FOLKS!

If you have a debt in Kentucky that is more than 5 years old the debt is too old for you to be sued.  However, a new tactic of debt collectors is to offer you a Credit Card in exchange for putting the old balance on the card.  If a debt collector calls you and suggests that you take out a credit car...

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