Debt collectors hunt the innocent

Eileen R. Myers of Harvard faced 18 months of phone calls and letters for a credit card debt incurred by Eileen A. Myers.
By Walter V. Robinson and Beth Healy
Globe Staff / September 13, 2006

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For Maureen Coffin of Stoneham, it started on July 21 -- the insistent calls from debt collectors demanding she pay $900. For what, they never said. Since May, Deborah A. Donovan of Weymouth has received at least 25 calls -- many of them abusive, she says -- and two letters asking her to pay $4,900 for a delinquent Sears credit ... (Full article: 2006 words)

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