A Glendale, California-based debt collector will pay $1 million dollars to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the defendants violated federal law. This is the first FTC action against a debt collector who used text messaging to attempt to collect debts in an unlawful manner. The FTC, the nation’s consumer protection agency, alleged that Archie…
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These debt collectors view their violations of the FDCPA as a business decision instead of a lawful requirement that may must abide by.
Consumers who are behind on payments and owe debt have rights that are protected by the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act and can get compensation for each violation of the FDCPA.