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Do you really know your friends on Facebook? Debt Collectors may harass you on Facebook!

As a Waco bankruptcy attorney, I hear clients complain about harassing phone calls and home visits from debt collectors. However, debt collectors appear to be sinking to new depths to harass people by attempt to collect unpaid debts on Facebook. Really? Apparently so, according to Houston Fox 26. Debt collectors are making accounts on Facebook and then trying to friend people they are hired to collect against. Once you have accepted their friendship, they will get your home and cell phone number from your profile. There are even reports of a debt collector posting comments on individual's walls with comments that the person is behind on their bills. So many people are embarrassed by their financial problems. Such a public comment is a violation of their privacy. These are abusive tactics; however, not surprising, since these are the same debt collectors who reportedly call people's neighbors to try to collect unpaid debts. Many debt collectors believe that if they embarrass you, you will pay your bills.What can you do to protect yourself?
  • Make sure your profile is locked to only be viewed by friends only.
  • Make sure you know who someone is before befriending them on Facebook.
  • Consider not posting information like your address or phone numbers on Facebook. Your “real” friends tend to already have that information or they can private message you for it.
If you are being harassed by creditors, there is help. Call 254-633-2876 today for a FREE, no-obligation consultation or email us at info@thekehllawfirm.com. Let my family help your family! Happy Texas Independence Day!

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