Los Angeles Business Journal

Going After Debt Firms

Monday, August 20, 2012

Hard economic times have helped push millions of Americans deeply into debt, plunging many into a dark world filled with relentless collection agents, aggressive lawyers and companies that profit mightily if they can get people to pay up. The Los Angeles Times reports that federal regulators, along with lawmakers in California and several other states, are starting to take action against overly aggressive debt collection firms.