collection agency

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collection agency

Any individual, organization, or unit that has access to sources of information and the capability of collecting information from them. See also agency.
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The Department of Justice contemplates the award of up to three contracts with private practitioners for debt collection services in the counties that comprise the Federal Judicial District for the Middle District of Florida.
DEBT collection firm Commercial Credit Management has scooped one of the top prizes at a leading industry awards ceremony.
ON one occasion about four years ago, I pursued a complaint from Johann, a reader who was being hounded by a debt collection agency.
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) was added as Title VIII to the Consumer Credit Protection Act in 1978, and has since governed the kind of practices that collectors can and cannot engage in when pursuing a debt from a consumer.
Wright Hassall has launched Quantum Debt Recovery, a specialist in debt collection and purchasing that will operate as a separate business while remaining wholly owned by the company.
We'd certainly consider debt collection because there comes a point when you have to be ruthless.
Headteacher Gary Crockett wrote to parents, warning: "Due to a high number of unpaid dinners, the school is engaging a debt collection agency to chase unpaid monies.
THE trading watchdog has set out a range of measures that aim to stamp out unfair debt collection practices.
The debt collection industry was disappointed in its efforts to win an exemption from further regulation under the financial regulatory reform law that just recently passed the Congress.
MUSCAT | Utility billing and debt collection firm Oman Investment & Finance Co SAOG (OIFC) may consider taking its business model to other countries in the GCC region while it hopes to complete the acquisition of a money exchange firm in the next few months as part of its overall diversification strategy, a top official said.
Cascade Creditors Service, a local debt collection company, opened in July at 1400 King St.