Greenlining Institute Comment to CFPB Debt Collection ANPR

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is considering consumer protection rules for the debt collection market. The Greenlining Institute filed comments on the CFPB’s proposed rules, emphasizing that there is a great need to curb abusive debt collection practices, especially…
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“Sewer Service”: Debt Collectors Gone Wild

About 30 million consumers—nearly one out of every 10 Americans—have accounts in collection, totaling $1,500 on average. This means that, in the hands of an unscrupulous debt collector, debt can make life hell for millions of consumers. Abusive debt collection…
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