Are You Being Called By CDI Affiliated Services, Inc.?* Here's What You Need to Know
People can fall into debt for reasons that are not their fault. They may have been laid off due to COVID-19, become too sick to work, or been faced with a sudden crisis like divorce. Any one of these situations can make it impossible to pay their bills, but too many debt collectors still treat them like deadbeats or criminals.
Your Rights Under the FDCPA
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act outlaws the abuse of consumers who are unable to pay their debts. Any collection agency that uses these strategies to pressure you into paying can be fined heavily and even have their license revoked.
- Calling you abusive names
- Pretending to be attorneys, police officers, or federal agents
- Harassing you over a debt that isn’t yours
- Demanding payment for a debt discharged in bankruptcy
- Calling you at all hours of the day and night
- Failing to send a debt validation letter
Company Profile: CDI Affiliated Services, Inc.
If you are being called by CDI Affiliated Services, Inc., here are some additional company details.
CDI Affiliated Services, Inc. is a debt collection agency in Boise, Idaho. It was incorporated in 1976, employs 40 people, and is overseen by Howard Brown. The PACER archive holds legal records showing that many people who believed CDI Affiliated Services, Inc. was harassing them knew what their rights were in the matter.
Alleged Violations against CDI Affiliated Services, Inc.**
According to PACER, on or around April 22, 2009, CDI Affiliated Services, Inc. allegedly called an Arizona consumer and left a voicemail that did not identify the caller as a debt collector. He reported that more calls followed, each one leaving the same type of vague message and sometimes coming from a number that appeared to be spoofed.
Feeling harassed by CDI Affiliated Services, Inc., the consumer sued the company for:
- Not properly identifying themselves
- Being deceptive during the debt collection process
The matter was later dismissed.
Hire a Consumer Lawyer
The phone number for this debt collector is 1-208-322-3000. If you spot it on your caller ID, learn more about your rights, as you are being called by CDI Affiliated Services, Inc. If they leave voice messages that give no clue as to the purpose of the call, hire a consumer lawyer and file a claim against CDI Affiliated Services, Inc.. You could be awarded $1,000 per violation of the FDCPA. An experienced FDCPA lawyer will help you receive the compensation your case deserves.
**Case taken from PACER (pacer.gov). File number is Case 2:09-cv-02013-MHB from the United States District Court for the District of Arizona.
*Disclaimer: The content of this article serves only to provide information and should not be constructed as legal advice. If you file a claim against CDI Affiliated Services, Inc. or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.