If debt collectors are calling you nonstop, what can you do? Read more to see how you can take action, including telling them to stop calling you.
There are a lot of restrictions on debt collectors. Federal law says what they can and cannot do. For instance, they cannot threaten you with harm or jail, use obscene or abusive language or lie about who they are or what you owe.
You can tell debt collectors to stop calling or trying to contact you. It has to be in writing.
If you think the debt collector is mistaken and you don't owe the debt, you can take action to dispute it.
Learn about what you can do if the debt collector decides to sue you.