FTC and New York Attorney General Settlements Ban Abusive Debt Collectors from the Debt Collection Business and from Buying or Selling Debt

The operators of a deceptive and abusive debt collection scheme are banned from the debt collection business and from buying or selling debt under settlements with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General’s Office. As alleged in the agencies’ complaint, the defendants used threats and abusive language, including false threats that consumers […]