Report finds debt collectors best at solving consumer issues

Apr 04, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collectors often do not have an amiable position when it comes to their relationships with consumers. However, a new report found that no one is better at resolving consumer complaints. A study from the Council of Better Business Bureaus


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Oregon DOJ shuts down law firm for illegal debt collection practices

Apr 02, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Oregon DOJ shuts down law firm for illegal debt collection practices

After it received a number of complaints, a Eugene, Oregon-based law firm was recently forced to close its doors after reaching a settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice. In a statement, a representative from the Oregon DOH said that


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FTC releases Fair Debt Collection Practices Act report

Mar 31, 2011 Kyle Duncan

The Federal Trade Commission recently unveiled its annual Fair Debt Collection Practices Act report to Congress, summarizing the top consumer complaints received in 2010.The number of complaints received by the FTC regarding third-party debt


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Debt collectors must follow certain rules when contacting social media users

Mar 31, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Social media is often used by people as a way to connect with old friends and relatives, or perhaps share photos from a special event with a small network of those in a social circle. But in recent years people have been using networking sites


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Debt collection law firm shut down

Mar 28, 2011 Kyle Duncan

Debt collection law firm shut down

After Oregon's attorney general received more than 90 complaints about a law firm's debt collection practices, the practice was shut down.The attorney general launched the investigation on McGavic and Finney PC after consumers accused


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