“…the FTC received more complaints about the debt collection industry than any other industry. In 2009, the FTC received 119,364 complaints about first- and third-party debt collectors, up from 104,766 in 2008—an increase of nearly 15,000 complaints.”
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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.