General News

Healthcare Agency Opens New Office

ARStrat, a healthcare collection agency based in Sugar Land, Texas, has opened its second location, in downtown Denison, Texas. The company has already hired 75 employees to work in the new location, which is on the second floor above a Chase bank branch, and plans to add more now that …

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Nearly 500 More Anti-Rule Comments Filed By Consumers

As the deadline to submit comments about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed debt collection rule inches closer, a new crop of comments have been published that oppose the provisions proposed by the CFPB, more than likely stemming from the efforts of a consumer advocacy group. More than 450 identical …

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FCC Launches ‘Scam’ Glossary

Know what an “809” scam is? How about a “Wangirl” scam? Or “slamming?” How about the “Ole’ Idaho Dipsy-Doodle?” Well, I may have made the last one up, but the Federal Communications Commission has launched a new glossary of scams to help protect consumers from being victimized by illegal robocalls …

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