While many debt collection agencies perform legitimate work for credit card issuers, banks, and other lenders, some rogue collectors have drawn the attention of law enforcement officials for their dishonest and illegal behavior. If you need some inspiration to get out of debt faster, learn about these ten extreme cases of collector misconduct:
About Joe Taylor Jr.
Joe Taylor Jr. has written about media, technology, entertainment, and personal finance for over 20 years. His work has been featured on NPR, CNBC, Financial Times Television, and ABC News. Previously, Joe worked as a marketing and training professional for three of the country's leading consumer lenders and for the world's largest technology company. Joe serves as the Co-founder and Managing Partner at content strategy and communications agency 2820 Press.