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True Confessions: How I Beat a Debt Collector

By Sara Williamson This week, I got a check for $1,000 by going after a debt collector. It’s not just the money that matters. It’s the principle. But more on that later. Let’s start at the beginning…. When it comes to talking about debt, I’m like most people. I usually have a “Don’t ask, don’t [...]

EOS CCA Complaint?

EOS CCA Scam? A lot of people wonder if EOS CCA is a scam, but it is actually a multinational company whose tentacles spread far and wide. In the U.S., EOS CCA has its headquarters in Massachusetts, but the company is actually part of the EOS Group, which is based in Hamburg, Germany. That company [...]

CMRE Financial Services Complaint?

CMRE Financial Services Scam? A lot of people wonder if CMRE Financial Services is a scam, but is a legitimate debt collection agency based in Brea, California. While the debt collection agencies website indicates that it is under construction, other online records indicate that CMRE Financial Services started business in 1996 and collects only healthcare [...]

Midwest Recovery Systems Complaint?

Midwest Recovery Systems Scam? If you’re wondering if Midwest Recovery Systems is a scam, you’re in good company. Midwest Recovery Systems isn’t a scam; rather, it is a debt collection agency, call center, and telemarketing service that started business in 2012. Based in the St. Louis, Missouri, area, Midwest Recovery Systems collects a variety of [...]

Hunter Warfield Complaint?

Hunter Warfield Scam? If you’re wondering if Hunter Warfield is a scam, you’re in good company. However, the answer is no, it’s not a scam. The company is a debt collection agency that is based in Florida, and they have call centers in Guatemala and Arizona. Hunter Warfield specializes in collecting rent on behalf of [...]

Consumer Wins Massive $229,500 Robocall Lawsuit Against Time Warner Cable

One robocall is irritating, but 163 robocalls can make for a massive legal judgment against the caller. In a lawsuit against Time Warner Cable, Araceli King argued that the telecommunications behemoth violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by placing 163 cell phone robocalls to Ms. King’s cell phone without her permission. According to court documents, [...]

National Credit Systems Complaint?

National Credit Systems Scam? Is National Credit Systems a scam? No, but you’re not alone in wondering this. National Credit Systems is also known as NCS. It started business in 1991 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Their specialty is collecting rent on behalf of apartment complexes. They seem to be active in every stage [...]

Resurgent Capital Services Complaint?

Resurgent Capital Services Scam? Is Resurgent Capital Services a scam? If you are wondering this, you’re not alone. However, Resurgent Capital Services was founded in 1998, is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, and also has offices in Cincinnati, Ohio. This debt collection agency pursues payment from consumers for a wide variety of debts, including credit [...]

Consumer Sues Debt Collector NRA Group Over Robocalls – and Wins

To say that robocalls are annoying is an understatement. They can be like the drip, drip, drip of torture. That’s exactly what Peterson Manuel experienced when the debt collection agency NRA Group robocalled him, and robocalled him, and robocalled him. It got so bad that he sued the debt collection agency in U.S. District Court [...]

Judge Rules that Target’s Harassing Debt Collection Calls Crossed the Line

Like millions of people, Catherine Roies-Medeiros had a credit card from Target. And, like millions of people, she got behind on her bills. Unlike most people, however, the mass merchandiser put a, er, target on her back and relentlessly called her about paying the debt. She ended up suing Target in Massachusetts Superior Court, charging [...]