Debt

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"Consumers have little chance of justice when our courts take the debt collector's side in almost every case—even to the point of ordering people jailed until they pay up," says report author Jennifer Turner. (Photo: Bill Smith/flickr/cc)
New ACLU publication looks at how "debt collection industry uses prosecutors and judges as weapons against millions of Americans who can't afford to pay their bills."
Julia Conley, staff writer
KIRO-TV worked with a New York-based charity to buy the medical debt of 1,000...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
devastation in puerto rico
Exposé details how firms are banding together to take money from Puerto Rico...