SAN DIEGO – A Visalia debt collector is facing a class-action suit over allegations of unsolicited collection calls.
Emir Balanzar filed a complaint on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated on March 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against Financial Credit Network alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that beginning in February, she suffered damages from receiving several unsolicited collection calls from the defendant. The plaintiff holds Financial Credit Network responsible because the defendant allegedly kept on calling the plaintiff using a pre-recorded voice despite having no prior consent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages, injunctive relief, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. He is represented by Ronald A. Marron, Alexis M. Wood and Kas L. Gallucci of Law Offices of Ronald A. Marron in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California Case number 3:17-cv-00558-H-BGS