This is when you realise that getting the facts straight is incredibly important. The PRA Group in the United States made a mistake with the identity of a person owing $1,000 in credit card debt. They went after a woman by the name of Maria Guadalupe Mejia.

The debt collectors have just lost a harassment case and now owe Ms Guadelupe Mejia $83,000,000. Losing millions for a $1,000 debt. Incredible.

Getting the right information is key.