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Consumers Want Action On Illegal Debt Collection

Monday, August 8, 2016
Charlene Crowell | The Louisiana Weekly
Charlene Crowell

If you are one of the 77 million Americans who are hounded each year by debt collectors, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is taking on this $13 billion industry. At a July 28 field hearing in Sacramento, Richard Cordray, CFPB Director, announced the Bureau’s intent to rein in illegal practices that harass and rob consumers.