Monthly Archives:: January 2013

AG Says Debt Collector Evidence Needs to be Better

The Minnesota Attorney General says that debt collectors need to produce better evidence when filing lawsuits against consumers. This comes after it has been seen time and time again that debt collectors are winning court cases with hardly any evidence to back up the claims they are making. Now, Lori Swanson, Minnesota Attorney General, is… Read more »

Debt Collector Faces Federal Charges

In what seems to be happening more often, the Justice Department announced in December that bank, mail, and wire fraud charges had been brought against a debt collection agency owner by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minneapolis. This particular agency has had a number of legal troubles for years. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office,… Read more »