SAN FRANCISCO – A
Walnut Creek consumer claims a debt collector did not mark an alleged debt as disputed.
Castillo filed a complaint on Feb. 23 in the U.S. District Court for
the Northern District of California against Convergent Outsourcing Inc.
alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the
Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
According to the
complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages to his credit
history because of the defendant's misleading and unfair debt collection
practices. The plaintiff holds Convergent Outsourcing Inc.
responsible because the defendant allegedly re-reported an alleged debt the
plaintiff had disputed on his credit report without listing it as disputed by the consumer.
plaintiff seeks actual damages, statutory damages, all legal fees and
any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Jonathan
A. Stieglitz of The Law Offices of Jonathan A. Stieglitz in Los
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case number 4:17-cv-00919-DMR