Debt Collectors Use DA Letterhead, with Permission, to Threaten Bad Check Writers | ABA Journal | Debra Cassens Weiss | 9/17/12

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More than 300 district attorney’s offices across the United States are partnering with debt collectors that use prosecutorsletterhead to warn bad check writers of possible jail time.

The official-looking letters are sent without prosecutors’ review to possibly 1 million people a year, consumer lawyers estimate. DA’s office in Los Angeles, Baltimore and Detroit are among those partnering with debt collectors; the biggest players are CorrectiveSolutions of California and BounceBack of Missouri. More information can be found in the New York Times article.

via Debt Collectors Use DA Letterhead, with Permission, to Threaten Bad Check Writers – News – ABA Journal.

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