29th Annual Report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 23, 2007

“The Federal Trade Commission has authorized the staff to release publicly the 29th Annual Report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This report…summarizes the Commission’s administration and enforcement of the FDCPA during 2006. It presents an overview of the types of consumer complaints received by the Commission, descriptions of the Commission’s debt-collection law enforcement actions, and a summary of the Commission’s consumer and industry education initiatives. The FDCPA prohibits deceptive, unfair, and abusive practices by third-party debt collectors. Section 815 of the FDCPA requires the Commission to submit annual reports to Congress. The Commission vote to issue the report was 5-0.”

  • Federal Trade Commission Enforcement of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Twenty-Ninth Annual Report to Congress: The Types of Consumer Complaints Received, Commission Debt Collection Enforcement Actions, and Commission Consumer and Industry Education Initiatives In 2006 (March 2007)
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