Consumer Ally Warns About Phony Debt Collector Calls

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Harassing calls from debt collectors are bad enough, but when you don't even owe the debt, that's a whole lot worse.

Susan McCafferty, a 63-year old resident of Harvey, La., and a Consumer Ally reader, says she's been getting those kinds of calls. And, it seems, so are others.

As countless consumers struggle to pay bills, debt collectors are resorting to increasingly belligerent methods. Some of these aggressive debt collectors are literally barking up the wrong tree, hounding consumers for debts they never incurred.