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Fed Agency Slaps Debt Collector Hired by Prosecutors

Fed Agency Slaps Debt Collector Hired by Prosecutors

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently settled a lawsuit it filed against National Corrective Group (NCG), a debt collection agency that was working under contract for various district attorneys’ offices in California, Maryland, Colorado, Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Pennsylvania.  The settlement put a stop to the abusive practices NCG was using against people in bad check writing diversion programs. What??? Why Are District Attorney Offices Hiring Debt Collectors? In many states, if you are charged with writing…

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