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Debt Collection: Playing Fair

Under the Fair Debt Collections Protection Act, debt collectors must follow certain guidelines.

PUBLISHED July 21, 2010

Under the Fair Debt Collections Protection Act, debt collectors may not:

>Use threats of violence or harm.
>Use obscene or profane language; or repeatedly use the telephone to annoy someone.
>Use any false or misleading statements when collecting a debt, like saying you will be arrested if you do not pay your debt.
>Contact you before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m., unless you agree.
>Contact you at work if the collector knows that your employer disapproves.
>Contact you more than once after you write them a letter stating not to contact you. 

SOURCE: Federal Trade Commission

 

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