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Debt Collector: Prosecuted for Threatening Arrest

Every once in a while you see a report of Debt Collector that gets prosecuted criminally and for their misconduct. I've always suspected that attracting the interest of law enforcement has more to do with abusing the wrong person, rather than the abuse itself. But no matter the instigation, more Debt Collectors, like more (any) Wall Street fat cats, need to be prosecuted, so all the better.

Debt Collection Abuse: The Basics

I was speaking to an existing dealer fraud client the other day and it was apparent that she had also been subjected to Debt Collection Abuse. I realized I had not addressed Debt Collection Abuse in some time.

DEBT COLLECTOR ABUSE: LEVERAGING FAMILY AND FRIENDS

In a recent case I uncovered training materials in which a major finance company admitted they used contacts with a debtor's family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to leverage payments. These are called Third-Party Contacts (TPCs) under the law. They are one of the stocks and trades of Debt Collector Abuse.

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