This is the kind of story that makes me glad I have chosen this difficult area of law. It can be difficult because it's hard to make any money, but it is also great because you sleep well at night knowing you have a way to make this world a better place by hammering companies like the one mentioned in the recent article, My Time as a Professional Debt Collector Made Me Lose Faith in Humanity. The collection company in this article knowingly sells the debt AFTER it has already been settled and paid for. So if you have such a case or know of someone with a similar problem, let us know. Both the selling debt collector and the new one trying to collect in this article are liable under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
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