In the first study of its kind, the FTC examined data on debt buyers, finding that each year, buyers seek to collect about 1 million debts that consumers assert they don't owe, writing that the "proper handling of this large number of disputed debts is a significant consumer protection concern."
FTC: Collectors Hound for 1 Million Disputed Debts a Year
The National Law Journal
February 1, 2013
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