Monday, July 20, 2009

ABC's 20/20 Nightline

A laid off executive was harassed by a bill collector for being late on his car payment. The debt collector called in the middle of the night, threatening to wake up his neighbors and let them know he didn't pay his bills.

A bill collector was constantly harassing a woman at work and even threatened to call her employer's payroll department to let them know she wasn't paying her bills.

An identity theft victim was continually called by bill collectors for a debt that she didn't owe. Even after she explained that she had filed a police report, they called to harass her about the debt.

If you are being harassed by a debt collector, you have rights. Contact us for more information. http://againstbillcollectors.com/contact.php

Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNycHZK9YRE&feature=related

Friday, July 10, 2009

ABC7 Exposes More Debt collector Illegal Tactics

Victims of aggressive debt collectors share their stories. A young woman was continually harassed about an old debt that she didn't owe. She didn't have a credit card at the time the debt was incurred. For more cases regarding debt not owed, see http://www.againstbillcollectors.com/caselist/1.html

Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhGNiofkzaA

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

ABC News - Credit Card Predators

Debt collectors can use tactics that are intimidating and sometimes illegal. A woman's neighbor was contacted by debt collectors. The debt collectors told the neighbor that the woman was going to be arrested for not paying her bill. This is illegal. To stop debt collector harassment, start by sending a certified letter. To see a sample letter, go to our blog dated September 22, 2008. www.againstbillcollectors.blogspot.com and then contact us.

Watch the video: http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=6161250

Monday, July 6, 2009

Fox Morning Show with Mike and Juliet - Bill Collector Harassment

Fox Morning Show discusses bill collector harassment, such as calling late at night and calling numerous times at their work. The story involves a woman, whose husband was serving in Iraq, who received numerous phone calls from a debt collector stating that her husband hadn't paid off his student loan. The bill collector threatened to take their house and their car. She had to contact her husband serving in Iraq. He said that he had paid off the student loan before going off to war. When the wife relayed this to the bill collector, they didn't believe her and continued to harass her.

Another story involves a woman that fell behind on her payments because her husband was out of work. The debt collector began harassing her at work by calling numerous times and embarassing her in front of her co-workers. They contacted her co-workers and asked them to relay messages to her regarding being late on her payments. You have rights. For more information, go to www.againstbillcollectors.com.

Watch the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RlV265WKkQ

Thursday, July 2, 2009

MSNBC Video - Consumers Cry Foul

MSNBC reported on a war veteran that was harassed by debt collectors. The debt collector threatened to contact the military regarding an old debt that the war veteran had thought was taken care of years ago. The FTC is inundated with complaints about debt collector harassment. There are Florida and Federal laws to protect you. For more information go to www.againstbillcollectors.com

Watch the video: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/29921806#29921806