"They are self-proclaimed enforcers of a credit economy, and they play by their own rules. No city of state agency controls them. No rules have been made to govern them. As a result, the tactics of many of Chicago's collection agencies and the people who run them are to frighten, threaten, or cajole money out of anyone they have arbitrarily labeled 'dead-beat' . . ."
Description:First of the Task Force series by Pamela Zekman, William Crawford, William Gaines and Robert Unger for Bill Collectors.
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