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Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses
By: Andrew Erk

Fake Debt Collectors Pose as Real Businesses

Your BBB® has learned about a new scam trending throughout the country. Fraudsters are unafraid to use any tactics to steal your valuable information. The new trend? They are pretending to be lawye...

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New Rules Allow Debt Collection Robocalls from the Feds
By: Michael
FAQFYINews

New Rules Allow Debt Collection Robocalls from the Feds

Your BBB® receives many inquiries on third party collections. The Federal Communications Commission released its final rules al...

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IRS to Use Third Party Debt Collectors
By: Michael
FYINews

IRS to Use Third Party Debt Collectors

The Internal Revenue Service is preparing to use private debt collectors to go after people who have not paid their taxes. Congress added a tax collection provision in...

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What to Do When You Don’t Recognize a Debt
By: Amanda

What to Do When You Don’t Recognize a Debt

Money sometimes can run a little tight during the holidays as we stretch our budgets to accommodate presents and travel, and it can be even tighter if you have debt co...

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Don’t Get Spooked by Phantom Debt Collectors
Debt Collection: FAQ
By: Amanda

Debt Collection: FAQ

We, here at your BBB, often receive calls from consumers who have been called by someone trying to collect a debt. The debt may or may not be real, and, the callers we...

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FTC Announces Settlement with World’s Largest Debt Collector
Indiana Attorney General Gives Top 10 List for Complaints
FTC Releases Their Top 10 Consumer Complaints for 2012