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Does Moran Drexen’s Preferred Creditor Program Create a Problem for Consumers?

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Last week new information in the lawsuit between Morgan Drexen and the CFPB brought to light a commission compensated department called the Preferred Creditor Program. You can read that article, here. At least one commenter mentioned Morgan Drexen is not the only company to have such a program. If not, then an industry wide problem may exist here. One commenter ... Read More »

Morgan Drexen Rumble With CFPB – Update

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Previously covered the suit filed by the debt settlement company Morgan Drexen against the CFPB, here. Today I went to see what, if any, updates there were on the case. Here is the latest: “The Court held two on the record telephone conference calls with the parties on July 24, 2013 and July 25, 2013, during which Plaintiffs consented to ... Read More »

Portfolio Recovery Associates Sued My Wife on Disability. – Frank

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“Dear Steve, My wife and I both became disabled and she had to go on Social Security Disability in 2008 and I had to go on Retirement/Disability from the US Department of Defense Civil Service in 2004. Needless to say our incomes dropped substantially and we could no longer afford our credit card debts. My wife received a letter from ... Read More »

Portfolio Recovery Associates Gets Tough on Debt Settlement Companies

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A debt settlement insider forwarded over to tips@getoutofdebt[email protected] the following fax they received from Portfolio Recovery recently. It appears the Portfolio Recovery is getting tough with settlement companies and law firms. The correspondence from Joseph Hood III even says that effective 3-1-2012 Portfolio Recovery will no longer generate agreement letters for arrangements. That could be terribly dangerous for consumers if ... Read More »

Portfolio Recovery Associates – Scam, Complaint, Review, or Praise?

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Please share your experience with this debt collection company and provide your review and feedback, in the comments section below. The goal of this page is to allow people to share information that may be important to help others to make a more informed decision regarding their experience with this debt collection company. Here are some potential questions you might ... Read More »

Phantom Debts Come Back to Life. It’s Alive!

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The problem of zombie debts, that’s debts that come back to life, is well known. What is becoming more of a problem is what happens when an old debt has been sold, sold, and sold again. The current debt buyer can’t really prove they own the debt at all. In fact just recently we published an article about this problem. ... Read More »

Missouri Attorney General Goes After Portfolio Recovery Associates and Professional Debt Management

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Attorney General Chris Koster today filed suit against two debt collection companies that are operating scams to collect debts from citizens who do not owe the money. Koster filed law suits in St. Louis against Portfolio Recovery Associates, a public company based in Virginia, and Professional Debt Management located in Kansas City. Koster said Portfolio buys old and bankruptcy-discharged debt, ... Read More »

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