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Stop Keynote Consulting Debt Collection Harassment?

Is Keynote Consulting 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 Keynote Consulting 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 Keynote Consulting a scam?

According to the Better Business Bureau website, Keynote Consulting has been in business since 1994. There have been 6 customer complaints filed on the BBB.

Keynote Consulting Better Business Bureau 

What is Keynote Consulting?

Keynote Consulting is a collection agency that serves credit card companies, medical offices, and other entities.

This company is a collections agency that works for small businesses, such as psychotherapists in private practices, medical offices, ambulance companies, events and social activities clubs, medical billing offices, and financial offices. The company works on the behalf of other companies in order to obtain payments for debts that have been incurred by customers and have not been paid, including primary placements (accounts that have been delinquent by 90-150 days), secondary placements (accounts that have been unsuccessfully placed by other accounts), and immediate placements.

Address: 220 W Campus Dr
Ste 102
Arlington Heights, IL 60004-1498
Phone: (847) 788-1530
Fax: (847) 788-1531

Keynote Consulting Phone Harassment Examples

If Keynote Consulting 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 Keynote Consulting Collection Call Numbers

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

(847) 788-1530

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

Common Questions:

Is Keynote Consulting Collection a scam? No, Keynote Consulting Collection has been in business since 1994.

Can Keynote Consulting Collection seize my property? Keynote Consulting Collection 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 Keynote Consulting Collection sue me? Yes, Keynote Consulting Collection can sue you so long as the debt is within the statute of limitations.

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

Can Keynote Consulting Collection 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 Keynote Consulting and can be found on Pacer.org.

1:19-cv-08104 Schaps v. Keynote Consulting, Inc.

1:19-cv-06693 Kolsto v. Keynote Consulting, Inc. et al

1:19-cv-03093 Virk v. Keynote Consulting, Inc.

1:19-cv-01994-CAP Wylie v. Keynote Consulting, Inc.



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 Keynote Consulting 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 Keynote Consulting, 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:


Attorney General Illinois 

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

Attorney Derek DePetrillo

Attorney Derek DePetrillo graduated from the Massachusetts School of Law in 2007 and was admitted to practice law in the State of Massachusetts in 2007. Mr. DePetrillo is also licensed in many federal jurisdictions across the United States.

Mr. DePetrillo has been assisting consumers with consumer protection since 2010. Mr. DePetrillo’s main area of practice is under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Mr. DePetrillo has filed countless lawsuits and arbitration claims against debt collectors and banks. Mr. DePetrillo fights for the little people who have had their rights violated and need a helping hand to guide them through the stressful times of debt collection.