New York Attorney General James and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Take Action Against Debt Collection Operation and its Owners and Managers

Posted to Applied Web NY on Tue, 09/08/2020 - 15:42

BUFFALO – New York Attorney General Letitia James, in partnership with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), today took action against a Buffalo-based debt collection operation accused of using illegal methods to collect debts. From at least 2015 through the present, the lawsuit alleges that defendants used deceptive, harassing, and improper methods to induce consumers to make payments to them in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (CFPA), and New York state law. 

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