As part of the bank's procedures, the jaguar was supposed to be auctioned but when it was discovered that the car had been illegally repossessed by the Syrian, the bank's management took legal action against the debt collector.
Victims of may receive debt collecters they don't even I have told Mrs M that she should now demand to see her original or a true copy of her credit agreement with Argos and that if this cannot be produced (and this is often the case) the debt collector will not be able to legally enforce the debt.
Debt collectors running these programs at the direction, supervision, and control of the district attorney have recently come under closer scrutiny by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
In its final version, [section] 1692g requires a debt collector to send written notice to the debtor, within five days of initial communication, of her right to dispute and to obtain verification of the alleged debt.
gov/news-events/press-releases/2014/10/ftc-takes-action-stop- phantom-debtscam-targeted-spanish-speaking (describing an action taken by the FTC against a debt collector who was threatening consumers with arrest and "immigration status investigation").