Friday, April 9, 2010

FTC Issues 2010 Fair Debt Collection Practices Report to Congress

Source: Federal Trade Commission

At a time when many consumers are facing debt problems, the Federal Trade Commission has issued its annual report detailing the steps the agency has taken to protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, and abusive debt collection practices and educate the public on the subject. The 32nd Annual Report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act presents, for 2009, an overview of the types of consumer complaints received by the FTC, descriptions of the agency’s debt-collection law enforcement actions, and a summary of its consumer and industry education efforts and research and policy initiatives.

Federal Trade Commission Enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Thirty-Second Annual Report to Congress: Commission Initiatives During 2009 To Curtail Illegal Debt Collection Practices, Including Summaries of the Types of Consumer Complaints Received, Recent Developments in Commission Law Enforcement, and Commission Consumer and Industry Education and Policy Initiatives (March 2010)

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