CHICAGO — A woman is suing Fifth Third Bank N.A. and The Roth Morgan Firm Corp. (RMF) for alleged fraud and misrepresentation in debt collection.
Brenda Duarte filed a complaint on Aug. 28 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, alleging Fifth Third Bank transferred her debt to RMF for collection even after the debt had been discharged through bankruptcy.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory and punitive damages, court costs and any further relief the court grants. She is represented by Michael Wood, Celetha Chatman, Holly McCurdy and Sarah Barnes of Community Lawyers Group Ltd. in Chicago.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois case number 1:17-cv-06226