Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)

What is Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)?

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) meaning in finance or banking terminology / glossary / dictionary is:
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a set of United States statutes added as Title VIII of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. Its purpose is to ensure ethical practices in the collection of consumer debts and to provide consumers with an avenue for disputing and obtaining validation of debt information in order to ensure the information’s accuracy. It is often used in conjunction with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. See also Debt Collection.

 

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