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Wheaton man says Fifth Third Bank and collection firm sent letter on discharged debt

Louie Torres Jun. 22, 2017, 11:44pm

A man is suing Fifth Third Bank N.A. and The Roth Morgan Firm Corp., alleging misrepresentation in debt collection.

Woodbridge man says Arizona collection agency called him for debt he doesn't owe

Louie Torres Jun. 19, 2017, 2:07pm

A man is suing Waterman Financial Group LLC, which does business both as CFS Mediation and Coastal Financial Services, alleging misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Suit claims Allied Collection Services repeatedly made calls to wrong person

Louie Torres Jun. 5, 2017, 12:21pm

A Bellwood man is suing Allied Collection Services Inc., a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Woman claims phone harassment from Florida-based debt collector

Louie Torres May 8, 2017, 12:16am

A woman is suing Enhanced Recovery Company LLC, also known as ERC, and Enhanced Resource Center, a Florida-based collection agency, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection and violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Fifth Third Bank harassed consumer over phone about disputed debt, suit claims

Louie Torres Apr. 25, 2017, 10:00pm

A consumer is suing Fifth Third Bank, citing alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Man alleges Portfolio Recovery Associates of trying to collect debt during bankruptcy

Louie Torres Apr. 13, 2017, 2:17pm

A man is suing Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Man trying to resurrect his credit asks court to order Equifax to recognize he is not dead

Scott Holland Sep. 9, 2016, 4:09pm

A live human person filed a civil complaint in federal court in Chicago Aug. 22 asking a judge to order a credit reporting bureau to acknowledge he is not, in fact, dead. 

$2 million verdict vs debt collector stands after judge says collector took bad risk in ignoring FDIC loan mod deal

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 4, 2015, 5:27pm

A debt collection company will not get a new trial or any reduction in a $2 million verdict it was ordered to pay to a woman who fended off a foreclosure action brought by the collector and who then sued the collector for improperly refusing to abide by a loan modification agreement the woman had negotiated with the FDIC before the collector purchased her debt.