Details Of The 30 Operation Collection Protection Enforcement Actions

As reported earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other law enforcement authorities around the country announced the first coordinated federal-state enforcement initiative targeting deceptive and abusive debt collection practices.

This nationwide crackdown reportedly encompassed 30 new law enforcement actions by federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities. However the press release and announcement only detailed five of those actions. The documents provided listed over 100 cases, so which 30 they were referring to was not immediately clear. We placed a call to Christopher Koegel of the FTC, who clarified that the number refers to those cases with actions since October 1, 2015. To boil this down a bit, we’ve isolated those cases.

Here are the Federal cases with actions dated since October 1, 2015:

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