SACRAMENTO – A consumer claims debt collector failed to disclose nature of call in voicemail.

Shannon Carlsen filed a complaint on March 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California against GC Services LP over alleged violation of Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

According to the complaint, Carlsen alleges that on Feb. 20, the defendant called her and left a voicemail in its attempt to collect an alleged debt. She alleges the defendant failed to disclose in the voicemail that the purpose of the call was to collect an alleged debt.

The plaintiff holds GC Services LP responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to meaningfully disclose the company's name or the nature of the call or state that the call was from a debt collector.

The plaintiff and seeks statutory damages of $1,000, with attorneys' fees, costs and such other and further relief as may be just, proper and equitable. She is represented by Alyson J. Dykes of Law Offices of Jeffrey Lohman PC in Corona.

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California case number 2:18-cv-00705-TLN-AC




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