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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_debt_collection

The following states have their own debt collection laws, which can be found here: Alabama: Ala. Code Sec. 40-12-80; Alaska: ...

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/district-columbia-fair-debt-collection-laws.html

The Washington D.C. fair debt collection laws protect residents from deceptive and abusive collection tactics.

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,  ...

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 ...