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Caveat Emptor: Beware of the Balance Transfer Scam

– Posted in: consumer news

As Americans struggle in this slow economy, debt collectors are finding creative ways of separating struggling debtors from their dollars.  One way is the use of so-called “balance transfer programs.”  Many debts are legally unenforceable due to the expiration of the statute of limitations. A legally unenforceable debt is less valuable to a debt collector [...]