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Protect Yourself When You Pay Off a Collection Agency or Suffer the Consequences
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Just about everyone has gotten a call from a collection agency at some point. It's stressful to say the least. You want to get the collection off of your credit report so that you can get your credit score back on track. But …
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Court upholds verdict against debt collection agency
In what an attorney said is an important ruling for consumers, a federal appellate court upheld a verdict in favor of an Archbald woman who sued a debt collection agency that contacted her neighbor. A jury in 2013 awarded Patricia Evankavitch $ 1,000 …
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North Carolina provides some clarification and relief on debt collection
In a move which provides clarification and more consistency with the FDCPA but widens the gap as to the treatment of collection agencies and non-collection agency debt collectors, North Carolina has modified its Debt Collection Act (the “NCDCA”) to …
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