Even Elizabeth Warren Gets Harassed by Debt Collectors — And It’s About to Get Worse for Everyone


The calls started two or three months after Elizabeth Warren got a new cellphone number many years ago. They were looking for Gus.

“I’d get them in spurts. I’d get maybe 10 calls in the space of three or four days. And I’d say ‘no, no, no’ every time. And then I wouldn’t hear anything more for several months and I’d say, ‘OK, that problem’s gone away,’” Warren said in an interview with The Intercept.