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Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: Williamson and McKevie, LLC
Penalty: $8,820,000
Year: 2018
Date: January 9, 2018
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Williamson and McKevie, LLC agreed to give up accounts worth $8.8 million and pay a $20,000 civil penalty in settlement of allegations it committed multiple violations of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act when it repeatedly harassed and deceived consumers.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Georgia Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Georgia
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