Class action: Collection agency sent misleading letters on time-barred private student loans

By Louie Torres | Apr 27, 2017

CHICAGO — A consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against Asset Recovery Solutions LLC, a debt collector, citing alleged misrepresentation in debt collection.

Yuridia Trujillo filed a complaint on behalf of a class on March 27 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against Asset Recovery Solutions alleging that it sent a collection letter to the plaintiff regarding her student loan debts.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that, in February 2017, she sustained damages from receiving a collection letter that contained misleading information regarding her debt. The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to inform the plaintiff that her student loan debt is time-barred.

The plaintiff seeks statutory damages of $1,000 for each loan that was the subject of an improper communication, actual damages, court costs and any further relief this court grants. She is represented by Daniel A. Edelman, Cathleen M. Combs, James O. Latturner and Emiliya Gumin Farbstein of Edelman, Combs, Latturner & Goodwin LLC in Chicago.

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Case number 1:17-cv-02303

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