Recently we found a list of top 10 social media collections tips on the fascinating Credit and Collections blog, a website for the debt collection trade. It’s amazing – but not surprising – to find that some debt collectors are using underhand tactics to find debtors online.
We’re right to be nervous about unscrupulous agents. Last year Facebook warned debt collectors not to use its service to track down those owing money after a woman in Florida was stalked for non-payment of a car loan. In April this year the judge told the collector to cease and desist.