LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles man alleges a debt collector contacted him without his consent.
Hakan Nilsson filed a complaint on Feb. 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Capital One Bank alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered damages from receiving several collection calls. The plaintiff holds Capital One Bank responsible because the defendant allegedly called the plaintiff 176 times despite his request to stop calling in June 2016.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks injunction against the defendant, actual damages, $500 in statutory damages, treble damages of $1,500, statutory damages, all legal fees, interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by G. Thomas Martin III and Nicholas J. Bontrager of Martin & Bontrager, APC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-01215-ODW-AJW