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Debt Collection

Debt collection refers to the work done to recover balances from credit accounts that are past due. Most commonly, debt collection specifically references third party debt collectors whose clients include banks, credit card issuers and other credit grantors, debt buyers, governments, and any organization that extends credit or owns an account where a balance is due. Collection methods traditionally include phone calls from call center agents, e-mails, and letters, and increasingly, SMS text. If an account remains in arrears after these efforts, the collection agency may contract with a collection attorney to file suit to recover the debt, if the collection agency is not positioned to do so.

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CFPB Sues For-Profit College for FDCPA Violations and Predatory Loan Program

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) said Tuesday that it has sued for-profit college operator Corinthian Colleges, Inc. for creating a loan program that was so complicated in structure, it actually exposed Corinthian to liability under the FDCPA as a collection agency. The company is also accused of a host of other financial violations.

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Sneak Peak: What You’ll Learn at the Upcoming Free Compliance Management System Webinar

DATE: 18 September 2014 TIME: 2.00 p.m. – 3.15 p.m. Eastern REGISTRATION LINK: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/378405025 Ontario Systems is hosting a free whitepaper that gives agencies a leg up when it comes to the ins and outs of a world class compliance management system. One doesn’t need an unlimited budget in order to be ahead of the game. […]