Have you been abused or harassed by a debt collector? You don’t deserve to be treated like a doormat nor should you tolerate as much. If your legal rights are being violated you might qualify for free legal help through the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Consumer Attorney Craig Thor Kimmel was interviewed by MoneyTalksNews.com…
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A jury in Texas handed down $1.5 million in punitive damages against a collection agency that was caught on tape leaving abusive and racially charged messages while attempting to collect a debt.
This law is designed to stop collectors from being abusive and unprofessional. Even if you owe money and the debt is really yours (you will be amazed at how many folks are called for another person’s debt), the collector must still treat you fairly and respectfully.