Public Humiliation Used to Collect Debts

Below is a story about trickery from a debt collection agency in Spain. These kind of tactics were used here in the United States back in the 1970’s.  As a consequence of these kind of abusive debt collection practices the FDCPA / Fair Debt Collection Practices Act was enacted in 1979 by the United States Congress. The FDCPA strictly prohibits public humiliation and shaming debtors into paying a debt. These kind of collection tactics and behaviors result in sanctions, fines and orders to suspend the operations of the collection agency.