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1 February 25, 2014 Monica Jackson Office of the Executive Secretary Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1700 G Street NW Washington, DC 20552 Re: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Debt Collection (Regulation F) Docket No. CFPB–2013–0033, RIN 3170–AA41 Dear Ms. Jackson: As the leading organization representing the interests of people aged 50 and older, AARP…

Third-party debt collectors are currently having a heyday because millions of Americans are in debt and behind on payments for an average amount of $1,400. Unfortunately, there are many abusive debt collectors, a fact that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is well acquainted with. The FTC, the federal consumer protection agency, is responsible for enforcing…