Category Archives for "TCPA"

Stop Being Bullied By Debt Collectors

A recent report by CNN (http://money.cnn.com/2013/02/06/pf/debt-collection/) showed that tactics used by some debt collection agencies can range from misleading and deceptive, to intimidating, threatening, and even downright frightening. You may not be aware that all of these methods are viewed pretty much the same by the courts – THEY ARE ILLEGAL! The law has strictly […]

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3 How to document a TCPA violation

How to document a TCPA violation How to Document COLLECTION & TELEMARKETER HARASSMENT The Fair Debt Collection Practice Act (FDCPA) The FDCPA is a federal consumer protection law that regulates the collection industry. It requires collection agencies to pay consumers actual and statutory damages, plus attorney fees for violations. Debt Collectors Violate the Federal Law […]

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Consumer Law

By any measure, the past decade has not been a particularly good one for consumers. We have seen banks and other financial institutions turn consumer's homes and wealth into straw, credit reporting agencies turn consumer financial privacy into a money making mill for themselves and debt collectors and their collection "lawyers" who use our overwhelmed […]

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Political Tele-Scams

Recently, I ran across an article that caught my eye. I had posted a blog pertaining to political robo-calls already but with the heat of the upcoming election growing more intense, I thought it important to re-post this article for my readers. http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/277511/political-survey-robo-call-you-just-got-it-s-scam  There is a new trend in telephone scams, offering up free trips […]

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