Is it legal for a company to send your name to a debt collector without notice?

Asked on September 16, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Maryland

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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under the laws of all states in this country there is nothing illegal about a creditor sending an outstanding invoice of a debtor that owes it money to a third party debt collection company without giving notice to the debtor first. If you have received notice about a delinquent bill, you should simply try paying it off.


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