This year, America's enormous debt collection industry will make 1,000,000,000 collection calls. They will threaten. Lie. Mislead. Intimidate. Award-winning reporter Fred Williams went “undercover” inside one of its largest firms. Now, he reveals everything he learned—and shows exactly how to fight back and protect your rights.
I really don't have a lot of sympathy for folks who take this kind of job, even if they get ripped off.
His style is easy to read, his stories are straightforward and to the point, and he is an author who should write more books of this style.
I used a debt consolidation service and after five years have a great credit score and pay all my bills on time.
Great book on debt collection practices from the inside and gives insider tips on the tactics they employ! Great information.Published 10 months ago by Dicky Russell
The book is roughly divided in two parts. Most of it is spent recounting the author's inside view of the debt collection agency, which he investigated undercover as a journalist... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Alberto Vargas
This book has the information you need in the event that you receive phone calls or letters from a debt collector. Read morePublished on November 9, 2012 by Vista Bill Raley
This will be a real eye opener to those who have little or no knowledge of debt collections and the scum collectors who buy and sell debt to each other. Read morePublished on May 28, 2012 by M. Gaines
Full Disclosure: I once worked at a financial sector call center, so I may have found this book significantly more or less interesting than many people. Read morePublished on December 20, 2011 by Mike
This is good book of a story of a man the got a job as a "collector" in order to find the inside scoop. Read morePublished on October 12, 2011 by Le Kameleon
I would say it's just okay. I bought it so I could learn from a third party about debt collection. He sprinkles the book with some good tips. Read morePublished on October 10, 2011 by S. Johnson
This book could have been dry facts to help repair your credit, it could have been an invesigative piece on the infiltration of bill collectors, or it could have been a funny story... Read morePublished on July 11, 2011 by Amy Henley
Fred Williams has written a most interesting book that seems tailor-made for the current climate. There are more people in debt than ever before, and that of course means there... Read morePublished on June 1, 2011 by Fred