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1. What is the significance of the
date of delinquency?
a) The date on which an account becomes obsolete
for credit reporting is calculated starting from the date of delinquency.
b) The date of delinquency is “for your information
only” and has no significance.
The date of
delinquency must be at least 30 days after a consumer has their 18th
birthday, or else the account is invalid.
2. What is the purpose of the Data
To set limits on
what kind of businesses can furnish information to credit reporting agencies.
b) To further protect consumers by establishing
stronger requirements for data furnishers for the accuracy of information
submitted to credit reporting agencies
consumers from accessing their own credit information.
3. Which of the following is not
required to be included in a creditor’s notice of adverse action when credit is
denied based on information in the consumer’s credit report?
b) Notice to the consumer that they can obtain a
free copy of their credit report.
The reason for
the adverse action.
d) A promise to reconsider the consumer’s credit
application automatically in 60 days.
4. When a debt collector signs a
Business Associate agreement with a Covered Entity, what should it be prepared
recording and monitoring of calls made on behalf of medical clients.
b) Cease allowing remote workers to handle
accounts placed by medical clients.
training to all employees to ensure that they know how to comply with HIPAA
5. What feature of a dialing system
brings that system under the controls of the TCPA?
random or sequential telephone numbers that it can store and dial.
b) It can be programmed to limit the number of
calls to the numbers it dials.
It can generate a
report showing the calls made during any given time period.
occurs in the initial written communication when:
The amount of the debt
is stated in the letter.
A statement in the letter is
inconsistent with the disclosure of the consumer’s rights.
The debt collector’s
address and telephone number are listed on the letterhead or in the footer.
d) All of these options
7. What is required for telemarketers and
debt collectors alike to send prerecorded messages or messages generated using
an artificial voice to a consumer?
a) Prior express consent of the consumer
b) A method to screen out third party numbers
Scrub numbers against the Do Not Call
How are fraud alerts initiated?
Anytime there is a data breach, credit
bureaus place a fraud alert on the accounts of consumers whose information was
included in the breach.
Entities that have been subjected to a
data breach report the breach and the consumers involved to credit reporting
Consumers may notify credit reporting
agencies that they have been or believe to have been the victim of fraud.
What must service members do to invoke their SCRA rights?
must contact the Department of Defense who will contact credit reporting
agencies and notify them of the servicemembers SCRA status.
b) The service member must notify the creditor in
writing and send a copy of the service member’s military orders.
status attaches automatically when the service member enters active duty or
10. Who is NOT considered a DEBT COLLECTOR as defined by
A collection agency using
their own name to collect debts belonging to their clients
A law firm collecting on
debts belonging to its clients
A creditor collecting
debts of their own, in their own name
A bank collecting on
their own accounts, but using a different name to do so
All of these options