debt collector harrassment

Aug 13, 2019

Top 5 Ways to Stop Debt Collection Harassment

2019-08-11T22:17:09+00:00August 13th, 2019|Debt Collection, Debt Collection Agencies, Debt Collection Lawyer, Debt Collections, Debt Collector, Debt Collector Abuse, debt collector harrassment, Debt Collectors, Stop Debt Collection|

Hi.  I am Gary Nitzkin.  I am an attorney with Credit Repair Lawyers of America. There is always going to be a debate about whether a debt is good or bad, but what we can all agree on; is that debt collector harassment is a bad thing. If you are being harassed by debt collectors, [...]

Nov 28, 2017

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota has Advice for Consumers Dealing with Debt Collectors

2018-12-11T20:42:29+00:00November 28th, 2017|BBB, Credit, Credit Bureaus, Credit Repair, Credit Repair Lawyer, Credit Report, Credit Score, Debt, Debt Collection, debt collector harrassment, Debt Collectors, FDCPA, FDCPA Lawyer, Free Credit Repair, free credit repair lawyer, Minnesota, MN|

Dealing with debt collectors is often frustrating. Luckily, though, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota has some advice on how to cope.

Apr 21, 2017

Have You been Harassed by this Ohio Law Firm that was Recently Sued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for Illegal Debt Collection Practices?

2018-12-11T20:42:57+00:00April 21st, 2017|Bad Credit, CFPB, Credit Repair, Credit Repair Lawyer, Debt, Debt Collection, Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA, FDCPA Violation, Free Credit Repair, free credit repair lawyer, OH, Ohio|

Operating out of Cleveland, Weltman, Weinberg & Reis, a debt collection law firm, has racked up a ton of online consumer complaints over the years. Because they operate as debt collectors, it isn’t surprising that Ohio consumers are never happy to deal with this debt collection law firm. However, a recent lawsuit filed against Weltman, Weinberg [...]

Mar 20, 2017

DEBT COLLECTORS CANNOT SHIELD THEMSELVES FROM LIABILITY FOR ILLEGAL COLLECTION ATTEMPTS TAKEN BY OTHERS ON THEIR BEHALF

2018-12-11T20:42:58+00:00March 20th, 2017|Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA, Uncategorized|

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a debt collector is liable for the illegal actions of its attorneys and other agents that are taken on the debt collector’s behalf, as long as the attorney or agent is also acting as a debt collector.  In that case, Asset Acceptance, LLC, [...]

Feb 20, 2017

NATIONAL DEBT COLLECTOR TO PAY $700,000 FOR DEBT HARRASSMENT AND OTHER ILLEGAL TACTICS

2018-12-11T20:42:58+00:00February 20th, 2017|Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA, Student Loan Debt|

GC Services, a national debt collector, has agreed to pay $700,000 to the federal government as a civil penalty for its debt collection harassment practices and other illegal tactics to collect debts.  GC Services is a large debt collection agency with a dedicated student loan division.  The lawsuit against GC Services alleges that it left [...]

Jan 30, 2017

Being harassed over a debt you don’t owe? You’re not alone.

2018-12-11T20:42:59+00:00January 30th, 2017|CFPB, Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA|

Since the start of the new year, the CFPB has already received over 1,600 complaints about debt collectors.  Over 44% of those complaints were about repeated attempts by debt collectors to collect a debt that is not owed.  In most cases, the debt did not belong to the consumer, with cases where the consumer already [...]

Jan 22, 2017

FEDS SEEK TO SHUT DOWN SLEAZY NATIONAL DEBT COLLECTION OPERATION

2018-12-11T20:42:59+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Debt Collector, debt collector harrassment, Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, FDCPA|

  This greedy debt collector wants more money! For some reason, Buffalo, NY is a hot bed of sleazy debt collectors.  This town raises scummy debt collection agencies faster than the Feds can put them out of business; kind of like Whack-a-Mole. Most recently, the CFPB and the New York Attorney General have [...]