Debt Collection

Labor Secretary Speaks To Students At UICU.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis spoke on the UIC campus Tuesday, telling students they have a bright future. But student loans and a lifetime of debt were on the minds of many of the 100 or so in the audience.
Chicago Woman Says She Was Ripped Off By Debt-Settlement FirmA Chicago woman says she forked over $1,800 to a company that kept the money instead of paying off her debt. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
FTC Warns Of $5M Debt Collection Phone ScamIt’s a scam so big thousands of people here in Chicago and around the country lost $5,000,000; and the Federal Trade Commission is still adding it up.
Owe A Fine? City May Target Tax Refunds To Pay ThemThe City of Chicago is targeting state tax returns to recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid parking and red-light camera tickets.
U.S. Attorney Takes $99M In Debts In 2010The U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago collected about $99 million from criminal and civil debts in 2010.