This is a great list to refer back to if you have collectors calling you, and you can also submit a complaint to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which now regulates about 60% of the debt collection industry (all collectors with more than $10 million in annual receipts): http://www.consumerfinance.gov/pressreleases/consumer-financial-protection-bureau-to-oversee-debt-collectors/

Consumerist

Though it sometimes seems like debt collectors will try anything, even impersonating Ed McMahon, to their money, the law actually puts some pretty strict limits on what these people and companies can and can’t do.

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