I’ve personally spent many dozens of hours over the past couple of months examining and tabulating FTC complaint data. You may have read some of my findings – as well as additional in-depth coverage by insideARM editors – in our Complaints Issue series.
I’d like to highlight one very important dynamic that I observed. As the details behind the data unfolded, I really saw two industries in play: one comprised of legitimate debt collection companies, and one comprised of rogue entities. In my opinion, Federal and state regulators will need to address these in different ways.
Read more about this topic in our blog on Forbes.com.