As part of its ongoing efforts to crack down on unscrupulous debt collectors, the Federal Trade Commission has accused a North Carolina company of running a “phantom” debt collection scheme that went after people for money that they did not actually owe.The FTC announced today that it had filed a complaint accusing ACDI Group LLC and Solutions to Portfolios …
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
APRIL 14, 2014
NYS DOS ID#
LINA G. RUGOVA
541 BRONX RIVER RD. 2E
YONKERS, NEW YORK, 10704
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY
2014 - MD COLLECTION AGENCY LLC
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