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Mortgage complaints fall while others rise

2013 was a big year for mortgage complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with there being a total of 49,432 complaints. This staggering...

America’s largest debt collectors ordered to refund $60 million to consumers

The two firms; San Diego-based Encore Capital Group and Virginia-based Portfolio Recovery Associates are liable for pressuring consumers with false statements and issuing lawsuits using robo-signed court...

Charity argues that Bailiffs should be a last resort.

Babergh District Council has been advised that it should do more to stop the use of bailiffs by a national debt charity. According to new research...

Taxpayers’ money wasted in futile debt collection effort.

Exclusive details have been announced this week that Highland Council have cost the taxpayers hundreds of thousands of pounds in efforts to recover debts owed...

Jobs lost as Debt Collection Firm enters administration.

Preston based Debt Collection Firm Progress Financial Recovery Ltd have entered into administration after long running financial troubles eventually took their toll. The company is...

Debt Collectors pursuing Halton General Hospital visitors.

Debt demands in the post asking the sick and stressed to cough up £149.99. A debt recovery firm has threatened court action against visitors of...

Wales’ debt problems ‘increase by a fifth’

The number of people suffering with debt related problems in Wales has increased by nearly a fifth in the last year, according to the...

A Third of Glasgow Councillors FAIL to pay their Council Tax...

New figures show that 27 of Glasgow’s Councillors have been warned for failing to pay their council tax. In the last 2 years, 27 of Glasgow's Councillors have been...

Debt Collection firm warns of increase in scam activities

A leading Commercial Debt Collection firm has today warned UK Businesses to be on guard after reports of a increase in scam activities involving...

7 mistakes to avoid when seeking a Debt Collection Agency

With well over 300 Debt Collection Agencies operating within the United Kingdom alone, companies and individuals have a tough decision to make in today's...