FTC and NY AG Sue Debt Collectors for Impersonating Law Enforcement, Inflating Amounts Owed

On October 23, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General filed a lawsuit against multiple defendants for a debt collection scheme where the defendants tricked consumers into paying more money than they owed.

The complaint, filed in the Western District of New York, alleges that the defendants’ employees:

The defendants include multiple companies and one individual, who controls the operations of these debt collectors.

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