Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: debt collectors

SCOTUS: Okay for debt collectors to hound people, even after statute...

“The result is that debt buyers have won ‘billions of dollars in default judgments’ simply by filing suit and betting that consumers will lack the resources to respond.”

Rampaging Debt Collectors are Committing Highway Robbery

Every year, the debt collection firms routinely abuse the law and overload our courts by rotely filing hundreds of thousands of lawsuits against debtors.

Debt Collectors or Pick Pockets?

Predatory collection agencies are filing bogus lawsuits against hard-hit consumers. This is no minor scam — a third of all adults in the United States are under pursuit by debt collectors.

Debt Buyers Bury Hard-Hit Consumers in Lies

Millions of Americans have been hit hard and now find themselves swimming in consumer debt. A new scam has 1 in 7 struggling adults in the U.S. under pursuit by debt collectors. These predator corporations are ending any hope of recovery.

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IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

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When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.