What is the debt collector required to tell you about the debt?

What is the debt collector required to tell you about the debt?

They must adhere to the federal law, the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act.  Within five days after you are first contacted, the collector must send you a written notice telling you the amount of money you owe; the name of the creditor to whom you owe the money; and what action to take if you believe you do not owe the money
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