FTC Reports on 2016 Activities to Combat Illegal Debt Collection Practices
Federal Trade Commission press release ----- During the past year, the Federal Trade Commission has continued its efforts to stop unlawful debt collection practices, including vigorous law enforcement, education and public outreach, and research and policy initiatives. The FTC sent a summary of its 2016 work on debt collection practices to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for inclusion in the CFPB's annual report to Congress on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The FTC and the CFPB share enforcement responsibilities under the FDCPA. To learn more about the FTC reporting on 2016 activities to combat illegal debt collection practices click the picture below to read the release.