Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Legally binding "buzz-off" letters for debt collectors - Boing Boing

Legally binding "buzz-off" letters for debt collectors - Boing Boing:

Legally binding "buzz-off" letters for debt collectors
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has released a set of templates for letters to send to harassing debt collectors. These letters contain the binding language required by fair debt collection laws and should cause debt collectors to back off. What's more, they remind debt collectors of the penalties for ignoring such a letter and let them know that you know your rights and are willing to enforce them against the hounds.
New ways to combat harmful debt collection practices (via Consumerist)