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Debt Collectors #841576

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 24, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The IRS announcement that it is turning over some of its back tax collection duties to private debt collection agencies noted.

(Miami: Kerry Sanders) The aggressive tactics used by some debt collectors featured; threatening telephone messages played; FTC statistics on consumer complaints cited. [Wrongly targeted Judge Felipe REYNA††- comments.] [Consumer rights attorney Peter BARRY††- comments on the outcome of an abusive collection call case.] [Assn. of Credit & Collection Professionals Rozanne ANDERSEN†- states consumers are appreciative that the debt collector assisted them with their payment problems.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Sanders, Kerry
Duration:
00:02:20

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