LOS ANGELES – Temple City consumer alleges debt collector called at an excessive and harassing rate to collect a debt from a third party.
Young filed a complaint on March 15 in the U.S. District Court for the
Central District of California against Synchrony Bank, formerly known as
GE Capital Retail Bank and doing business as Gap Inc., 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 from the defendant in its attempt to collect a debt
from an unknown party. The plaintiff holds
Synchrony Bank, formerly known as
GE Capital Retail Bank and doing business as Gap Inc.
responsible because the defendant
allegedly called plaintiff's cellular telephone, which is utilized by his
minor daughter, at an excessive and harassing rate.
requests a trial by jury and seeks statutory damages of $500, treble
damages, actual damages, statutory damages of $1,000, punitive damages,
all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is
represented by Trinette G. Kent of Lemberg Law, LLC in Wilton,
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:17-cv-02054-AB-GJS