SAN DIEGO – A San Diego consumer alleges a New York-based debt collector harassed him with collection calls.
Michael Nanto filed a complaint on July 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California against JPL Recovery Solutions LLC over alleged violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint, on May 8, the plaintiff spoke with one of defendant's collectors and requested that the defendant to stop calling him over his alleged debt. Despite his request, the defendant allegedly continued to call his cellular telephone, causing to him to harassed and annoyed.
The plaintiff also alleges that one of the defendant's representatives left a voicemail and did not identify the company or that the call was for the purposes of debt collection as required by the FDCPA.
The plaintiff holds JPL Recovery Solutions LLC responsible because it allegedly used unfair or unconscionable means to collect or attempt to collect any debt by failing to provide meaningful disclosure of the caller's identity.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for statutory damages of $1,000, costs, reasonable attorneys' fees and any other relief that the court deems appropriate. He is represented by Michael S. Agruss of Agruss Law Firm LLC in Chicago, Illinois.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California case number 3:18-cv-01632-W-KSC