debt collector
Debt Collectors take steps to collect payments or otherwise perform similar activities connected with a debt. A licence is required under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 when dealing with non-companies in respect or credit or hire agreements not exceeding ₤15,000.

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debt collector
Someone who works in the in-house collections department of an original creditor or for a collection agency to track down debtors and get them to pay what they owe. (See also: Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA))
Category: Bankruptcy, Foreclosure & Debt → Debt & Collection Agencies

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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