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Collection Scare Tactics

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 | 0 comments

Collection Scare Tactics

“Pay that $17.65 you owe us or GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.”  Debt collectors and district attorneys are teaming up to bully bad-check writers into paying their debt. In a practice that has spread to more than 300 prosecutors’ offices, collection companies are sending signed letters on D.A. letterhead that threaten jail time unless the check writers...

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