Category Archives for "Debt Collector Harassment"

Stop Debt Collection Harassment

The National Association of Consumer Advocates has published some useful information for those folks dealing with debt collections. I have reprinted below one of NACA’s  more recent articles which focuses on stopping debt harassment. The article explains the limits on what a debt collector can do and sets out eight ways to stop debt harassment—including four […]

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Tell Rex Anderson PC About Your Experience with A Debt Collector

Judge Grants Mixed Ruling in Yet Another Example of FDCPA Ambiguity If you have dealt with a debt collector and have concerns about the collection process, rights you were not even aware of may have been violated. For example, you may not have been apprised of your rights to dispute the debt within 30 days […]

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1 What you need to know about credit card debt collection harassment

In 2015 consumer credit card debt in the United States surged by approximately $71 billion to a total of $917.7 billion owed. Inevitably, some of this credit card debt will go delinquent, sometimes through no fault of the consumer, i.e. job loss / underemployment, unexpected medical expenses, divorce, medical disability and financial illiteracy. Regardless, the […]

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Attorney Rex C. Anderson in the News

Rex C. Anderson is not only an advocate fighting on behalf of consumers, but he is also active in the legal community, giving speeches at local as well as national organizations. On January 30, 2015, at The Genesee County Bar Association’s First Annual Bankruptcy Seminar, Mr. Anderson gave multiple presentations on Chapter 7 Bankruptcy including […]

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Judgment Against Professional Recovery Associates For Wildly Unprofessional Behavior

Judgment Against Professional Recovery Associates For Wildly Unprofessional Behavior Recently, Rex C. Anderson obtained a judgment in favor of his clients against Professional Recovery Associates, LLC (PRA) for their repeated violations of the Fair Debt Collection Act (FDCA). The facts in this case are both unsettling and alarming. PRA abused and harassed an elderly couple […]

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Federal Authorities Are Finally Cracking Down On Debt Collection Agencies

A report by CNN (http://money.cnn.com/2014/11/18/news/debt-collectors-arrest/) reveals that the FBI, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are beginning to crack down on debt collectors. Debt collection agencies, including William, Scott & Associates, are going well beyond just harassing phone calls—and finally, it’s not just the consumer on the […]

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