Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and three other Senate Democrats are asking the Federal Trade Commission for a government review of the private companies that have been contracted by the Internal Revenue Service to help collect overdue tax debts.
Warren, along with Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Benjamin Cardin, D-Md., and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, wrote a letter Monday to the leaders of the Federal Trade Commission asking for a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act review of the call scripts used by four private debt collection companies hired by the IRS, attaching the scripts used by employees when calling taxpayers about their tax debts.
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