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Earlier this year, the CFPB filed a complaint in Atlanta federal district court targeting an alleged debt collection scam in which not only were the debt collectors named as defendants (Debt Collectors) but three companies involved in providing payment processing services to the Debt Collectors were also named as defendants.  One of those companies processed payments for the debt collectors and the other two companies were independent sales organizations (ISO) that marketed the processor’s services to merchants and were responsible for screening and underwriting merchants.… Continue Reading