Is It Legal For Collection Agencies To Harass Me?



A jury in California recently answered that question emphatically, slamming a collection agency being sued under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

In this case, the debt had been paid off already.

These days, debts are sold in batches of thousands and tens of thousands. Though software makes it easy to “scrub” or clean the records of debts that were paid, settled, discharged in bankruptcy, somehow, that is not always done.

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