Consumer Protection

FTC and Debt Collection

The Federal Trade Commission has created an educational video on debt collection that may help you! As part of its education and outreach about special rights servicemembers and their families have on some consumer issues, FTC’s Fraud Affects Every Community: Debt Collection video tells the moving first-person story of Bryan Noyes, is an Iraq War veteran, and his veteran’s debt collection experience. This video spotlights the struggle that Bryan had to go through when faced with harassing debt collection calls for debts that he couldn't even identify and the legal assistance that helped him recover. Even if a debt is unfamiliar those debts and concerns still need to be taken care of. Learn about what Bryan did and what you can do to if you are faced with such an issue. Watch Bryan's story, Fraud Affects Every Community: Debt Collection.

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