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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_Debt_Collection_Practices_Act

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Pub. L. 95-109; 91 Stat. 874, codified as 15 .... debt or using deception to collect the debt, including a debt collector's misrepresentation that he or she is an attorney or law enforcement officer ...

www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0149-debt-collection

No matter how they communicate with you, it's against the law for a debt collector to pretend to be someone else — like an attorney or government agency — or ...

www.consumerfinance.gov/ask-cfpb/are-there-laws-that-limit-what-debt-collectors-can-say-or-do-en-329

Jan 30, 2017 ... The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law that provides limitations on what debt collectors can do when collecting certain ...

protectingconsumerrights.com/debt-collection-problems

The FDCPA was created to promote fair debt collection laws & procedures and to protect consumers against debt collection abuses. If you feel that you are being ...

www.credit.com/debt/top-10-debt-collection-rights

Nov 18, 2016 ... Many states have their own collection laws, and a debt collector who violates the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act may be violating ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/california-fair-debt-collection-laws.html

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is a federal law prohibiting debt collectors from engaging in abusive or deceptive bill collection practices.

www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/help/fair-debt-collection-practices-act-6000.php

The first place to look for answers on what is and isn't allowed when debt collectors come calling is the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The federal law,  ...

oag.ca.gov/consumers/general/collection_agencies10

Your Rights Under California's Fair Debt Collection Practices Act .... A debt collector can contact your attorney and, if otherwise allowed by law, consumer ...

ctlawhelp.org/debt-collection-practices

Connecticut has laws and rules that protect consumers against common but illegal debt collection practices. Learn about dealing with debt collection agencies ...

www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cpd/debt-collection

The debt collector is not required by law to cease collection efforts if you merely call the debt collector about your ...