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5 Things Debt Collectors Aren’t Allowed to Do

Although debt collectors often go to great lengths to collect debts—there are many things they are legally prohibited from doing. Unfortunately, however, this doesn’t always stop them. In fact, debt collectors routinely break the rules in pursuit of profit. In this article, we discuss five things debt collectors aren’t allowed to do.   #1: Show Up…

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How to Beat Midland Funding

Debt collectors often do whatever it takes to collect a debt. Threatening letters, harassing phone calls, and other legal and illegal tactics are just a few of the ways that debt collection agencies attempt to intimidate consumers into paying. When these methods fail, however, debt collectors sometimes file lawsuits against debtors. If you’ve been sued…

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Stopping Harassment for a Debt You Don’t Owe

Debt collectors purchase debt from original creditors for pennies on the dollar and then attempt to collect the debts. However, they don’t typically research whether a consumer actually owes a debt before attempting to collect it. The result of this is that debt collectors routinely harass people about debts they don’t owe. If you’re being…

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Can a Debt Collector Take You to Court?

If you’ve received a collection notice from a debt collector, you may be fearing the worst. You may be wondering whether the debt collector will attempt to take you to court if you fail to pay. First, a debt collector certainly can file a lawsuit against you in court. Whether a debt collector will take…

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