A lawsuit against Commercial Recovery Systems Inc., has been filed by Cody Osterberg, claiming the CRS called and threatened him with a court summons in an effort to collect on a debt in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). Case No. 2:13-cv-00096
According to Commercial Recovery has attempted to collect an alleged consumer debt from Osterberg by calling him and threatening him. One of defendant’s representatives allegedly screamed at Osterberg and threatened to have him served with a court summons for nonpayment.
The defendant is accused of violating the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by engaging in conduct with the natural consequence of which is to harass, oppress or abuse any person in connection with the collection of a debt and by using false, deceptive or misleading representation in connection with the collection of a debt.
Osterberg is seeking an award of actual damages, exemplary damages, interest, attorney’s fees and court costs.
If you are being harassed by debt collectors in violation of the FDCPA, you may be entitled to compensation. Please give Consumer Protection Attorney, Todd M. Friedman a call at 877-449-8898 for a free consultation.