Can federal agency go after bill collector?

The case may signal how the regulator could go after other companies

A U.S. financial regulator has filed a lawsuit against a major bill collector.

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has sued Hanna & Associates in Georgia federal court. The claim relates to over 350,000 credit card collections and how the firm is going forward with these collections.

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