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4 Simple Steps to Prevent Fraud

Whoever is detected in a shameful fraud is ever after not believed even if they speak the truth. ~Phaedrus It saddens me every time I see it. And I see it often. Fraud. According to Law.com the definition of fraud is “the intentional use of deceit, a trick or some dishonest means to deprive another of his/her/its money, property or a legal right”. For collection agencies, this most often means seeing debt that was never intended to be repaid. Many…

The landscape of Credit & Collections

Collection agency. These two little words can send chills down the spine. I understand why. Over the years, so many debt collectors used shameful tactics to get paid that the term collection agency is now often met with hostility, even by non-debtors. As collectors, we are responsible for the current landscape of Credit & Collections. I’ve worked with debt, and debtors, for over 12 years now.. So far, I’ve yet to meet a creditor who wants their image tarnished by…