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happening in the consumer world. Click on the bold, blue text to read
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Bad Debt Collectors
Volunteer Attorney Katy Box (pictured on right) spoke with KIRO
7 News regarding her client Margaret Dibb
(inset) who is bringing a class action against a debt collector for
violations of consumer law. The news segment
also features helpful tips on recognizing when you might be a victim
of debt collection abuse. You might even be dealing with debt
collector so bad they've been been banned by the
Federal Trade Commission.
online payments is convenient and easy - but not as
fast as you might think. Most still take
several days for the transaction to complete. Make sure to keep
enough money in your account to avoid overdraft fees from your bank.
Also, make the payment several days before it is actually due, so
that you're not hit with late-payment penalties due to the processing