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  • Beware of Debt Collection Scams!
    Beware of Debt Collection Scams!

    In this age of technology, it's no wonder that more and more collection scams are being perpetrated over the internet. All the more reason to become informed as to the red flags. Don't be the next ...

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  • How an Attorney Can Put an End to Debt Collector Harassment
    How an Attorney Can Put an End to Debt Collector Harassment

    Creditors try their best to collect the outstanding debts they are owed, using all manner of tactics to do so, including sending collection letters and making persistent phone calls that never seem to ...

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  • Midland Funding to pay $6 Mil for Unfair Collection Practices
    Midland Funding to pay $6 Mil for Unfair Collection Practices

    In December 2018, the Attorneys General offices of New Jersey and 41 other states reached an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance and Discontinuance with Encore Capital, Midland Funding LLC and Midland ...

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  • Sterling Jewelers Accused of Deceptive Practices, Settles for 11Mil
    Sterling Jewelers Accused of Deceptive Practices, Settles for 11Mil

    Allegations of Abusive Credit Card Practices On January 16th, 2019 Sterling Jewelers Inc.,owners of such brands as Kay Jewelers and Rogers Jewelers, reached an $11,000,000 settlement with the Consumer ...

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  • NY Approves New Protections for Families of Deceased Debtors
    NY Approves New Protections for Families of Deceased Debtors

    On June 20th, 2018 the New York Senate voted to approve Senate Bill S3491A . In a move to further consumer protections for residents of New York State, the bill sets out to supplement New York General ...

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  • What to do if You Are Being Harassed by Debt Collectors?
    What to do if You Are Being Harassed by Debt Collectors?

    Do you think your creditors are using unfair debt collection practices against you? If so, ask yourself the following questions: Are debt collectors hounding you? Does the debt collector call you ...

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