Under What Circumstances Would The Methods Of A Debt Collector Be Considered Harassment?

Among other things:
  1. Using or threatening to use violence or other criminal means to harm the physical person, reputation, or property of any person;
  2. Using obscene or profane language or language the natural consequence of which is to abuse the hearer or reader;
  3. Publishing a list of consumers who allegedly refuse to pay debts, except, generally, to a consumer­reporting agency;
  4. Causing a telephone to ring or engaging any person in telephone conversation repeatedly or continuously with intent to annoy, abuse, or harass any person at the called number.

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