Debt Collectors Seek New Media Tactics: Email, Cell Phone and Text Messages

Seeking to catch up with changing technology, the nation's debt collectors want the laws changed to allow them to reach out and touch delinquents by e-mail, cell phone and text messages On Monday, the Association of Credit and Collections Professionals introduced a blueprint for modernizing debt collections. Their goal: to increase collections by finding more ways to contact their targets. The trade group wants to change laws including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone...Full Story
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