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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act


A debt collector called my place of work and left a message for me with the receptionist, including the name of their company, which makes it obvious what it is about. Can they do this?


What you are describing is probably a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act violation, assuming it is a consumer debt and the other requirements of the FDCPA are met. Consult a consumer lawyer. The statute of limitations is one year.

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