debt collection

Don't Get Conned: Free Fraud Hotline Aids, Educates

This is International Fraud Awareness Week, when various companies and nonprofit organizations work to educate people about how to avoid becoming victims of financial fraud. And we need the help: Last year, American consumers lost more than $1.7 billion to financial scams.

A Lawsuit That Dirty Debt Collectors Should Be Worried About

Federal Circuit Court Judge Denny Chin has ruled that a class action can go forward against a law firm, a process-serving company and a debt-buying company that sues them for being a criminal enterprise under the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) law.

Debt collectors going after the dead

As if the recession, high unemployment and home foreclosures isn't giving them enough business, debt collectors are finding new clients in the...