Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession

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Question: i owe a company for buying some musical equipment, i became ill and had to quit work. I tried to return the stuff, but the company just wants money...they say i will be going to jail? is this true? do i have any options

Answer:

 

Please refer to our Debt Collection, Garnishment, Repossession Article which describes the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This Act was enacted by the U.S. congress in 1978 and was designed to stop abusive, deceptive and unfair debt collection practices.

 

“Stating or suggesting that you can be arrested for not paying a debt, or that you have committed a crime, or saying anything intended to state that you are or will be publicly disgraced” is classified as a “Deceptive Collection Process”.

 

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  • i owe a company for buying some musical equipment, i became ill and had to quit work. I tried to return the stuff, but the company just wants money...they say i will be going to jail? is this true? do i have any options

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