Collection Information Bureau Phone Harassment?

Is Collection Information Bureau harassing you with constant phone calls? Do they threaten to take legal action or garnish your wages? Are they calling you at all hours or several times a day? Are they telling your family and neighbors that you owe a debt?  If so what they are doing is illegal and needs to stop. You have the legal right to stop Collection Information Bureau phone harassment. If a collection agency violates the FDCPA, you may be eligible to receive up to $1000.00 in statutory damages, along with covering your attorney fees.

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, also known as the FDCPA, protects consumers’ rights in the context of debt collection. In other words, debt collectors must adhere to a certain set of rules when they are pursuing consumers who owe money. If a collector violates the FDCPA, you can sue the collector in court. The law allows consumers who have been victims of harassment from debt collectors to get the calls to stop in addition to recover statutory damages of up to $1,000, plus attorney fees and court costs.

Is Collection Information Bureau a scam?

According to the Better Business Bureau website, Collection Information Bureau has been in business since 1948. There have been 49 complaints closed in the last 3 years and 21 complaints closed out in the last 12 months.

Collection Information Bureau Better Business Bureau 

 

What is Collection Information Bureau?

Collection Information Bureau Services include First and Second Placement Debt Collection, Early Out Collection Programs, Extended Business Office Services, Payment Plan Monitoring Programs, Insurance Rebilling and Appeals, Probate Claim Filing and Processing, Clean Up Projects, Accounts Receivable Management Consulting etc.

Address: 202 N. Federal Hwy.
Lake Worth, FL 33460-3438
Phone: (800) 841-3314
Fax: (561) 588-0933 (561) 588-6644

Alternate Business Name
CIB
Collection Service Bureau
Doctors Business Bureau

Collection Information Bureau Phone Harassment Examples

If Collection Information Bureau engages in any of the following tactics, you may have a case:

  • Using profanity or abusive language
  • Calling you before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m.
  • Calling you multiple times per week
  • Talking to others about your debt
  • Calling your workplace
  • Threatening to sue you, harm you, or destroy your credit
  • Telling you or anyone else that you’ve committed a crime
  • Calling repeatedly for the wrong person
  • Failing to notify you of your right to dispute the debt
  • Trying to collect more than legally allowed

 

Known Collection Information Bureau Collection Call Numbers

Are you receiving any harassing phone calls from any of the following numbers?

(800) 841-3314, (561) 588-4598, (800) 231-3514, (561) 588-0300, (800) 841-3065

If the answer is yes, then you are receiving calls from a known Collection Information Bureau number. You may be a victim of Collection Information Bureau phone harassment.  The list above is not all the numbers that Collection Information Bureau uses. The calls can be from a different number and it still be Collection Information Bureau calling you.  Contact our office right away so we can start the process to stop Collection Information Bureau from calling you illegally. Above all, no one should live with harassment!

Common Questions:

Is Collection Information Bureau a scam? No, Collection Information Bureau has been in business since 1948.

Can Collection Information Bureau seize my property? Collection Information Bureau can’t seize your property, but there are some exceptions. If the debt was tied to the property the collector may be able to repossess it. Or, if the collector has sued and obtain a judgment against you, the debt collector may be able to take certain property as permitted by the court.

Can Collection Information Bureau sue me? Yes, Collection Information Bureau can sue you so long as the debt is within the statute of limitations.

Can Collection Information Bureau report my debt to the collections bureaus? Yes, Debt collectors are allowed to place the collection account on your credit report

Can Collection Information Bureau arrest me? Debt collectors don’t have the authority to have you arrested for a debt. However, if you violate a court order, e.g. an order to appear in court, the judge can issue a warrant for your arrest. Depending on the laws in your state, you may be arrested for certain debts like unpaid child support or traffic tickets.

The following is a sample list of complaints filed against Collection Information Bureau and can be found on Pacer.org.

9:19-cv-80579-DMM COLON CASTRO v. COLLECTION INFORMATION BUREAU, INC.

9:18-cv-81235-RLR Edson v. Collection Information Bureau, Inc.

1:17-cv-20665-CMA Kessler v. Collection Information Bureau, Inc. et al

0:16-cv-62514-BB Gonzalez v. Collection Information Bureau, Inc.

1:16-cv-02486-ELR Chenoweth v. Collection Information Bureau, Inc.

 

CONSUMER RIGHTS LAW FIRM, PLLC

Consumer Rights Law Firm, PLLC is a law firm that specializes in helping clients who are facing harassment from debt collectors in any form, including telephone communication. Rather than suffer alone, contact our office to begin the process to stop the Collection Information Bureau harassment. Our office has been assisting consumers since 2010. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Consumer Rights Law Firm Better Business Bureau

If you are interested in learning more about how to safeguard yourself and prevent even more harassment from Collection Information Bureau, call us at (877)700-5790 for immediate assistance or visit our website at www.consumerlawfirmcenter.com

Success Stories

“I would highly recommend the Consumer Rights Law Firm to anybody that has been harassed! They were very professional and straightforward about my rights”.

“I had the pleasure of dealing with Consumer Rights Law Firm PLLC on 2 different occasions the staff were very courteous and helpful, and they were familiar with the Collection Agency’s in question and the harassment calls stop, I was even compensated. I would recommend this company to anyone going thru this type of harassment a very satisfied customer”.

“Because of a lie from a third-party debt collector that threatened me financially I nearly made the mistake of paying the debt collector money I couldn’t afford. The people here were friendly, knowledgeable and settled my case quickly. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!”

Check out a links below for more information:

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/debt-collection-faqs

Florida Attorney General

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

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