SACRAMENTO – A Fresno consumer alleges that a debt collector used deceptive means when collecting a purported debt from him.
John Gonzalez filed a complaint on Feb. 2 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against Enhanced Recovery Co. LLC and Does 1 through 10 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 on Feb. 4, 2015, the defendants sent him a letter offering a settlement opportunity for a purported debt. The plaintiff holds Enhanced Recovery Co. LLC and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly misrepresented the character and legal status of the debt.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages, statutory damages of $1,000, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Albert R. Limberg of Law Office of Albert R. Limberg in San Diego and L. Paul Mankin IV of The Law Office of L. Paul Mankin in Beverly Hills.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Case number 1:16-cv-00152-DAD-SAB