FTC returns money to people who paid an abusive debt collector
The FTC is mailing 4,380 checks totaling more than $550,000 to people who paid Goldman Schwartz, Inc., a debt collection operation that also used other names, including Cole, Tanner & Wright and Harris County Check Recovery. The FTC sued Goldman Schwartz for multiple violations, including making false threats and collecting bogus attorney’s fees and other charges.
The average check amount is $127. Please deposit or cash checks within 60 days.
If you have questions about the case, contact the FTC’s refund administrator at 866-683-7387.