The FTC, Debt Collection and Estate Administration

Christopher Wheaton / November 15, 2011
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This summer, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a policy statement making clear the responsibilities of debt collectors when collecting the debts of a decedent. The FTC (along with private plaintiff attorneys) is tasked with enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) regulating third-party debt collectors collecting consumer debts. Of particular interest to […]