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How New York's court system turned into a debt-collection machine

by Marketplace Staff Nov 27, 2018
A series from Bloomberg this week sheds light on a predatory lending practice that’s turning New York’s court system into a debt-collection machine. Some lenders that offer cash advances to small businesses require their customers to sign what’s called a…

Arkansas debates where to draw the line on debt collection for probationers

by Sarah Whites-Koditschek Apr 11, 2018
One private probation company presses the question in Eastern Arkansas.
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Federal regulators prepare to rein in debt collectors

by Lewis Wallace Jul 28, 2016
Some say the new proposed rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau don’t go far enough.
One in three consumers said they’d been contacted by a debt collector over the last year, according to a new study.
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The color of debt

by Marketplace Contributor Oct 8, 2015
How collection suits squeeze black neighborhoods: a ProPublica investigation with Marketplace.

The wild west is over for debt collectors

by Chris Farrell Nov 7, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will announce new rules for the debt collection industry.
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7 tips on what to do if you're being harassed by a debt collector

by Jack Brown May 17, 2013
What can you do if a debt collector is after you? Take some advice from someone in the industry and know your consumer rights.

Student loan debt collectors under the microscope

by Kai Ryssdal Mar 26, 2012
Are debt collectors working for the Department of Education letting debtors know their rights? Bloomberg's John Hechinger discusses the rights of borrowers.

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Chasing your debt

by Bob Moon Mar 9, 2012
More and more, people with outstanding debts are finding themselves in the crosshairs of swarms of collections agencies.

Credit agencies and debt collectors to get federal scrutiny

by Jennifer Collins Feb 16, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing to add the three major credit bureaus and debt colletion companies to the list of businesses the federal agency can now oversee.
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Sunshine is the best disinfectant

by Chris Farrell Feb 16, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing that it examine the business of large debt collectors and to closely watch the major credit reporting bureaus. The focus would be on the larger firms. It's a good move.