How do I report a collection agency for calling the wrong number?

Answer Fight Back with the Fair Debt Collection Practices ActSend a letter to the collection agency, if you can get its address, informing them that they are calling the wrong number and you do not want t... Read More »

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Is it illegal to keep calling back a collection agency?

Under the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, bill collectors can only call consumers between the hours of 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. local time. They can also call you at work unless your employer disappr... Read More »

How to Report a Bad Debt to a Collection Agency?

According to, most collection agencies are members of the three major credit-reporting companies or bureaus, Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. As members, they can report bad debt ... Read More »

How to Get a Note From a Collection Agency for Removal From a Credit Report?

A collection on your credit report can negatively impact your borrowing ability. Creditors who see the collection may be less inclined to approve your loan applications. Removing a collection from ... Read More »

How long does a collection agency have to remove incorrect information from a credit report?

Under the terms of The Fair Credit Reporting Act, the three national credit reporting bureaus -- TransUnion, Equifax and Experian -- have 30 days from the receipt of your letter or online dispute t... Read More »