By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM You just heard from your landlord and he tells you the rent check bounced; or maybe you swipe your debit card at the grocery store cash register and the cashier tells you your card has been rejected. Turns out, your bank account has been frozen due a debt collection judgment! In New York, the […]
Can a Debt Collector Freeze My Direct Deposit?
What is a Credit Card Charge Off?
By: Robert J. Nahoum THE PROBLEM: You’ve come home to find legal papers taped to your door. A closer look reveals that the legal papers are a debt collection summons and complaint – you are being sued you for an old debt. You are terribly confused because you know this debt has been charged off by the bank years before. […]
How to Tell the Legitimate Debt Collectors from the Frauds
By: Robert J. Nahoum Anyone who has ever dealt with a debt collectors knows how invasive and annoying they can be. The phone rings incessantly and the letters in the mail never seem to stop. Sometimes debt collectors cross the line between aggressive debt collection and harassment. When they do cross that line, Federal consumer protection laws step in to […]