Death-debt collectors chase down mourners


Debt collectors have found a way to help lenders get their money after the debtor has died.

Linda Long’s husband died of colon cancer in 2010.  After his death the phone calls poured in. Linda is a  68-year-old retired office worker o whsays she got as many as 10 calls a day from a debt-collection firm asking for $16,651.52 that her husband, Millard, had racked up on a Bank of America Corp. credit card.


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