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Debt Collectors Allegedly Hound Consumers For Bogus Late Fees

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - In an era of Netflix, you might think being hounded to pay late fees on video rentals a thing of the past. You would be wrong.

Consumers have filed more than 1,400 complaints to the Better Business Bureau in the past year alleging two debt collection companies are going after them on behalf of now-bankrupt Hollywood Video to pay late fees they don't owe, according to Stltoday.com. The two companies, West Bay and Universal Fidelity, are working on behalf of the trustee in charge of Hollywood Video's bankruptcy, and, in most cases, they've stopped pursuing the debts once consumers disputed the claims. click here to read more

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