V-"Bill Collectors Here Show No Fear of the Law" - Task Force - Chicago Tribune

V-"Bill Collectors Here Show No Fear of the Law" - Task Force - Chicago Tribune

Strict Controls in 26 Other States

by: | publication date: April 11, 1974 | Publication: The Chicago Tribune | pages: 2

". . .The result is a different mentality in Illinois, a mentality that tells the unscrupulous collector he can try anything and 'push 'em till they break.' 'In the state of Washington, we look to the collection agency to do what it says it will do,' said Charlie King, director of the state's collection agency board. 'If they don't, it will be considered an idle threat, and using idle threats in collections is against the law' . . ."

Last of the Task Force series by Pamela Zekman, William Crawford, William Gaines and Robert Unger for Bill Collectors.

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