A debt collector should not be repeatedly pumping you for information, if that's what you meant. They get one call to ''locate'' the alleged debtor, unless they consider your response faulty, which many do. Often they are ''locating'' someone who is already found, to create false shame. That's illegal, as is discussing the debt account with the wrong person.

relevant federal laws
http://www.ftc.gov/os/statutes/fdcpajump.shtm
http://www.consumerfinance.gov/guidance/supervision/manual/fdcpa-narrative/
Resident47
 Sep 30th, 2012
keeps calling about a neighbor, trying to find out more about them. I think they owe them money. Infuriating.
mark
 Sep 28th, 2012

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