FTC Charges Debt Collection Scheme Took Consumers’ Money for Phantom Debts They Did Not Owe

The Federal Trade Commission has charged a North Carolina debt collection operation and its owner with taking money from consumers for fake debts they did not owe. The action is part of the FTC’s crackdown on “phantom” debt collection. According to the FTC, Anthony Swatsworth, ACDI Group LLC, and Solutions to Portfolios LLC (ACDI) bought […]