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Can you show a citation for this? last I looked into this, all debt collectors are abound to the FDCPA


They were simply confirming the plain meaning of the FDCPA, which applies to people who collect debt that is owed to another person. Junk debt buyers buy their debt outright, so they're not collecting on someone else's behalf, so FDCPA doesn't apply. If people are upset about this, they should direct that toward Congress for not having amended the law.

I believe directing ire at the SCOTUS for being that bone headedly idiotic in that decision, especially in a political environment where they had to have known there would not be a legislative solution anytime soon is also warranted.

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