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Illegal Threats of Litigation

Posted by Admin on Thursday, April 15, 2010, In : Gathering Evidence 
Often times, a debt collector or collection agency will threaten a consumer with litigation.  If you have been threatened with litigation or abused and harassed by a debt collector, you have the right to file a FDCPA claim.  Under Section [15 USC 1692e] § 807(5) of the FDCPA, a debt collector is breaking the law by threatening a consumer with legal actions. In addition, they are not allowed to do the following against you:

•    Reduce your credit scores
•    Wage garnishment
•    Causing ...
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Proof: Saving Correspondence with Debt Collectors

Posted by Admin on Thursday, April 15, 2010, In : Gathering Evidence 

Why it is important to save all correspondence?

Even 30 years after the Consumer Debt Protection Act was enforced, there are still a few collection agencies out there that slip through the cracks when it comes to obeying the law. It is highly recommended that you save all correspondence, letters, emails, voicemails or phone calls that have the potential to go to litigation. This can be utilized as proof in the court of law.

Recording Phone Calls Under the FDCPA

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