LOS ANGELES – A Canoga
Park resident alleges he was called hundreds of times by a debt
collector in its attempt to reach an unknown party.
filed a complaint on March 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Central
District of California, Western Division against
Citibank NA and Does 1 through 10
alleging violation of Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that beginning in July 2015, he
suffered damages from receiving several collection calls for a debt he
does not owe. The plaintiff holds Citibank NA and Does 1 through 10
responsible because the defendants allegedly called the plaintiff more
than 400 times despite being informed that he is not the person it is
trying to reach.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks
injunction against the defendant, actual damages, $500 in statutory
damages, treble damages of $1,500, interest, all legal fees and any
other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Kian
Mottahedeh and John D. Sarai of SM Law Group APC in Encino.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division Case number 2:17-cv-02061-PSG-JPR