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Dec 27, 2016

FTC Consumer Updates: A debt collection round-up

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information

by Tom Carter
Senior Attorney, Southwest Region, FTC
We ended 2015 by announcing Operation Collection Protection, a massive, nationwide enforcement initiative, targeting illegal debt collection practices at the federal, state, and local levels. Since then, the FTC and its partners have been busy bringing more actions against debt collectors who are unlicensed, deceptive or abusive. As Operation Collection Protection comes to a close, here’s a look back at what was accomplished.

A debt collection round-up

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