Can creditors call your employer?
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Regarding this, can loan companies call your employer?
There can be legal contact between a debtcollector and your employer or their HR department.Here's how and why the collector can legally contactyour job: They can call to verify youremployment with that company. They can requestyour telephone number and physical address.
Furthermore, is it legal for debt collectors to call family members? It's not against the law for debt collectors tocontact your family members. The Fair Debt CollectionPractices Act. Debt collectors can only contact yourfamily to locate you, not to collect money for yourdebt, and they're generally only allowed to contact a persononce.
Also, can you tell a debt collector not to call?
There's no law that says you have tocommunicate with a debt collector by phone. If youhang up on a debt collector, there is nothing they cando about it. But, if the collector continues tocall you repeatedly even after you have hung up onthem, they are in violation of the FDCPA.
Can creditors call references?
Under the FDCPA, a collection agencymay contact your references only when they are unable toreach you. However, they are prohibited from revealing anyinformation related to your debt.