Scams, scams, and more scams! False, illegitimate, or even worse, illegal debt collection agencies are popping up left and right. How do you know when to pay a debt and when not to pay a debt, or what’s real and what’s not?If you haven’t yet been approached by clients who have been harassed by debt collectors, you will soon, and you need to know what to do and what NOT to do to help and protect them. The FDCPA (or the Fair Debt Collection Practices) was created to prevent unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices by debt collectors. But, too often, it doesn’t stop them from breaking the law in an attempt to collect on the debt. However, once they do break the law, it’s possible not only to stop the harassment but also to be awarded a settlement!As you’re becoming an expert in credit repair, it’s important to understand the regulations so you can advise your clients on how to respond and whether they are being treated unfairly according to the law. In this episode, I’m going to give you the tools you need in your toolbelt, so you can strike back against debt collectors - AND WIN! Key Takeaways for This Week:How to protect your credit repair clients from scammer debt collectors (1:00)Illegal debt collection agencies are betting your client won’t put up a fight (2:36)The three major FDCPA restrictions on debt collectors (3:38)How quickly does your client need to answer a letter from a debt collector? (6:34)How does having a paper trial protect your client against debt collection scams? (7:07)Top 7 ways to strike back against debt collectors (7:37)What I learned from one of my recent episodes with Ray Bueno (9:14)Additional Resources:Get a free trial to Credit Repair CloudSign up for the Credit Hero ChallengeMake sure to subscribe so you stay up to date with our latest episodes!