NEW ORLEANS – A New Orleans consumer alleges a Metairie debt collector used harassing and abusive tactics to collect a purported debt.
Saul Reed filed a complaint on July 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Receivable Recovery Services LLC alleging that the collections agency violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Louisiana Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in February, he began receiving collection calls from the defendant through his mobile phone attempting to collect an alleged debt. He alleges the defendant's actions caused him to suffer mental and emotional distress. The plaintiff holds Receivable Recovery Services LLC responsible because the defendant allegedly used harassing and abusive tactics and made false, deceptive and misleading representations regarding the alleged debt.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks to cease all collection efforts, statutory damages of $1,000 as per FDCPA, trebled damages from deceptive act or practice, and attorney's fees. He is represented by Samuel J. Ford of Varadi, Hair and Checki LLC in New Orleans.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Case number 216-cv-12666