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Federal judge OKs lawsuit to continue alleging debt collector Harris & Harris shorted workers pay

David Hutton Jul. 27, 2017, 11:50pm

A Chicago federal judge has refused to toss a class action lawsuit brought against a debt collection firm by a former employee who accused the company of shorting her and other workers their pay.

Harris & Harris, associated debt collection firm allegedly used autodialer to seek debt

Louie Torres Jun. 19, 2017, 1:58pm

A woman is suing Harris & Harris Ltd. and Arnold Scott Harris PC, Chicago-based debt collectors, claiming they harassed her with collection calls.

Judge: Calif. woman's class action can continue vs debt collector Harris & Harris over cell calls

Jonathan Bilyk Feb. 3, 2017, 5:58pm

A Cook County judge has cleared a California woman to continue her class action lawsuit against a Chicago-based debt collector who she accused of breaking federal law in using so-called “skip tracing” to call her on her mobile phone to collect unpaid traffic tickets.

Class action lawsuit says debt collector attempted to collect debts that weren't in collections

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 22, 2016, 8:58am

A woman says a Chicago-based debt collection firm improperly attempted to collect a medical debt she owed, under a payment plan she maintained she never agreed to, even though she maintains she was never placed into collections.

California woman dials up class action vs Chicago debt collector Harris & Harris over cell phone calls

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 15, 2016, 4:26pm

A California woman has dialed up a potential class action lawsuit against a Chicago-based debt collection firm she claims violated federal and California law when they called her mobile phone to try to collect debt on her unpaid traffic tickets.