New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky is urging the state to make it harder for debt collectors to win court judgments using shoddy documentation.

Lawsky, superintendent of New York's Department of Financial Services, sent a letter Friday to the chief administrator of the state’s court system in which he proposes rules intended to stop litigation abuses by debt collectors.

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