Collections Services of Athens Phone Harassment?
Is Collections Services of Athens 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 Collections Services of Athens 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 Collections Services of Athens a scam?
According to the Better Business Bureau website, Collections Services of Athens has been in business since 1937. There have been 25 complaints closed in the last 3 years and 4 complaints closed out in the last 12 months.
What is Collections Services of Athens?
Collections Services of Athens has been in business under the same family ownership since 1937.
Address: PO Box 8048
Athens, GA 30603-8048
Phone: (706) 549-2263
Fax: (706) 353-7450
Collections Services of Athens Phone Harassment Examples
If Collections Services of Athens 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 Collections Services of Athens Collection Call Numbers
Are you receiving any harassing phone calls from any of the following numbers?
(706) 357-9120 (706) 357-9141 (706) 549-2263 (844) 854-9074
If the answer is yes, then you are receiving calls from a known Collections Services of Athens number. You may be a victim of Collections Services of Athens phone harassment. The list above is not all the numbers that Collections Services of Athens uses. The calls can be from a different number and it still be Collections Services of Athens calling you. Contact our office right away so we can start the process to stop Collections Services of Athens from calling you illegally. Above all, no one should live with harassment!
Is Collections Services of Athens a scam? No, Collections Services of Athens has been in business since 1937.
Can Collections Services of Athens seize my property? Collections Services of Athens 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 Collections Services of Athens sue me? Yes, Collections Services of Athens can sue you so long as the debt is within the statute of limitations.
Can Collections Services of Athens report my debt to the collections bureaus? Yes, Debt collectors are allowed to place the collection account on your credit report
Can Collections Services of Athens 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 Collections Services of Athens and can be found on Pacer.org.
2:19-cv-00291-SCJ-JCF Loggins v. Collection Services of Athens, Inc.
1:19-cv-00192-LAG White v. COLLECTION SERVICES OF ATHENS, INC.
3:19-cv-00094-CDL WHITE v. COLLECTION SERVICES OF ATHENS INC
4:19-cv-00488-GAF Foster v. Collection Services of Athens Inc.
1:18-cv-00733-AT Hill v. Collection Services of Athens, 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 Collections Services of Athens harassment. Our office has been assisting consumers since 2010. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
If you are interested in learning more about how to safeguard yourself and prevent even more harassment from Collections Services of Athens, call us at (877)700-5790 for immediate assistance or visit our website at www.consumerlawfirmcenter.com
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