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Consumers Hounded by Debt Collectors Have Rights

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Consumers Hounded by Debt Collectors Have Rights

Consumers Hounded by Debt Collectors Have Rights

Consumers Hounded by Debt Collectors Have Rights

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Debt collectors get more complaints filed against them than any other professional. Consumers complain about abusive treatment and false threats of lawsuits. But even a person who owes money has some rights.

Personal finance expert Michelle Singletary outlines the rules that debt collectors are supposed follow.