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CFPB Submits 2020 Report to Congress on the Administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released today the 2020 annual report to Congress on the administration of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The report highlights efforts by the CFPB and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to protect consumers, particularly those who have suffered profound financial impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York Attorney General Take Action Against Debt-Collection Operation and Its Owners and Managers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in partnership with the New York Attorney General, filed suit against a network of five different companies based outside of Buffalo, New York, two of their owners, and two of their managers, for their participation in a debt-collection operation using illegal methods to collect debts.

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Releases Report on Third-Party Debt Collections

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) released a report today that found that more than one-in-four consumers with a credit report have at least one debt in collection by third-party debt collectors.