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Debt Collection Defense

Dec
12

Unpaid Bills Land Some Debtors Behind Bars : NPR

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: Debt collection, jail

Unpaid Bills Land Some Debtors Behind Bars : NPR. This is a disturbing trend.  The fact of the matter is that in Georgia, as I would expect is the case in many other states, there is a manner by which people end up going to jail simply because they owed debts to some party. I […]

Dec
05

Are you Saving those Dunning letters from Debt Collectors? You Should Be!

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: consumer, debt collectors, dunning letters, FDCPA

The Importance of Saving Dunning Letters from Debt Collectors A “dunning” letter is simply a payment demand letter from a debt collector. These letters simply bring about a feeling of anxiety and a concern about credit, lawsuits, or even more severe consequences depending on how vicious and unlawful the debt collector’s practices may be.  Naturally, […]

Aug
09

What is a debt buyer?

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: charge off debt, debt buyer, Debt collection, debt lawsuit, portfolio

So what is a debt buyer? Debt buyer – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In the context of debt collection and debt collection lawsuits, a debt buyer is a company, individual even a law firm who buys charged-off debts, usually for pennies on the dollar, and attempts to collect the full face value of the debt.  For example, […]

Jul
29

Officials Raid Collection Agency, Arrest Three

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

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Officials Raid Collection Agency, Arrest Three. There are people in this world who seek nothing more than to steal what is yours and make it there own.  They are unscrupulous and resourceful. I can often be heard discussing how debt collectors and debt buyers violate federal and state law.  I can also be heard saying […]

Jul
24

FAQs Debt Collection Lawsuits Answers to the Most Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: Debt collection, debt defense, lawsuit

Frequently Asked Questions about Third Party Debt Collection Lawsuits - Should I file bankruptcy? What if I cant afford an attorney? Should I call the debt collection law firm and settle?

Jul
24

The Basics of a Third Party Junk Debt Collection Lawsuit

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: asset acceptance, Calvary portfolio, Debt collection, FDCPA, gemini capital, junk debt, midland funding, Portfolio recovery associates

3rd Party Junk Debt Collection Lawsuits are filed by the thousands against consumers, clog the courts and are often filed by Midland Funding, LVNV, Gemini Capital, Portfolio Recovery and many more with little more no documentation of the underlying debt.

Jul
22

Trouble Continues for Credit Card Collection Actions

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Civil, Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

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This is good news.  It should also not be considered a deviation from the traditional analysis that most courts are to routinely apply to cases that come before them.  To the misfortune of many unsuspecting consumers, many courts are quick to dispense with concerns of hearsay, unreliable evidence, bogus affidavits, “robo-signers,” or a myriad of […]

Jul
19

Editorials | Obama blinked and a consumer champion lost | Seattle Times Newspaper

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Civil, Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

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Editorials | Obama blinked and a consumer champion lost | Seattle Times Newspaper.   Take note: If you are designated as the official responsible for watching out for consumer interests, doing your job too well may result in you being shown the door.  Elizabeth Warren was a warrior for consumer rights and reform of predatory […]

Jul
14

Caller ID and Spoofing | FCC.gov

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Articles, Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: consumer, debt collector, fcc

Caller ID and Spoofing | FCC.gov. Finally, we have some small teeth in a law to discourage clear, unambiguous fraud.  This type of activity is not just immoral, but clearly in violation of federal (and perhaps many states’ law).  As always, any consumer’s best protection against fraudulent activity is the consumer’s own vigilance and skepticism, […]

Jul
03

Shouldn’t I just call the law office who is suing me?

Posted by Dan Dewoskin in Debt Collection Defense, Personal Injury Blog

Tags: Debt collection, Emmett Goodman, Frederick J. Hanna & Associates, Greene and Cooper

Remember, the law office that has filed suit on behalf of their client against you is looking out for their client's best interest, not yours.

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