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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FTC punishes debt collector

by Joel Patterson Jan 31, 2012
After a landslide of complaints, the FTC cracks down on “past-statue” practices.

JPMorgan Chase slows debt collection

by Tess Vigeland Jan 13, 2012
The American Banker says that JPMorgan Chase appears to be backing off efforts to collect unpaid credit card debt from its customers. They're not forgiving the debt, but they've quietly stopped going after it.
The JPMorgan Chase building in New York City.
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