The head of an operation that allowed telemarketers to make robocalls offering credit card services, hide Caller ID information and call numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry is banned under a settlement with the federal government. more »
Scammers in Maine are calling residents and telling them they owe money to the state's Bureau of Motor Vehicles. more »
Two officials of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who played important roles in shaping the new mortgage rules have joined Wells Fargo. more »
A federal judge approved a class-action settlement against a law firm and collection agency for alleged Fair Debt Collection Practices Act violations.
A report on student loan debt suggests that borrowing by people in graduate and professional degree programs is rising and could total a larger-than-expected portion of the nations $1 trillion in total outstanding federal student loans.
A federal worker union is battling a bipartisan push in Congress to restart the Internal Revenue Service's controversial use of private collection agencies to pursue tax debts.
The shut down comes three years after a Canadian company purchased the business.
The Social Security Administration announced Monday the suspension of a program to collect more than 10-year-old taxpayers' debts by seizing tax refunds.
National consumer credit default rates fell in March to the lowest post-recession rate, according to data released Tuesday.
The odds are stacked against anyone who uses the telephone to make a living. Before you get a word in, people are quoting bits and pieces of anti-collection propaganda - and they often are misinformed.
A South Dakota-based payday lending operation settles charges after using tribal affiliation to illegally garnish wages.