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U.S. Debt Collector To Pay $1.75 Million In FTC Settlement
David Goch, Washington Legislative Counsel | October 22, 2010
According to a proposed consent judgment filed by the government, Allied Interstate, one of the nation's largest debt collectors, will pay the second largest civil penalty obtained by the Federal Trade Commission in a debt collection case, $1.75 million, to resolve allegations that it made repeated telephone calls to collect from the wrong person or to collect the wrong amount in violation of FTC Act §5 and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. U.S. v. Allied Interstate, Inc., D. Minn., No. 0:10-cv-04295-PJS-AJB, 10/21/10.
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