Buying and selling debt has become a profitable business. Debt buying companies purchase debt for an average of 4 cents on the dollar and then try to collect the full amount, often in ways that are abusive and illegal.
The FDCPA How Your Rights Fall Under It
The FDCPA, is a consumer protection law that requires third-party collection agencies to be civil when contacting you about a debt. Actions like those listed below are illegal and can cause an offender to lose their license.
- Using profane and obscene language
- Calling before 8:00 a.m. and after 9:00 p.m. in your time zone
- Calling you several times per day using an autodialer
- Telling you that you can be imprisoned if you don’t pay
- Reporting false information to the credit bureaus
Company Profile: Global Receivables Solutions
If you are being called by Global Receivables Solutions, an overview of the company and its management are presented below.
Global Receivables Solutions is a collection agency located in Omaha, Nebraska. It was established in 2004, has ten employees, and is managed by its Director, Sara Jetter.
A close review of legal records maintained by the PACER website suggests that consumers who believed that they were being harassed by Global Receivables Solutions took legal action against the company.
Alleged Transgressions Global Receivables Solutions Has Been Accused Of
According to PACER, in or around March 2018, Global Receivables began contacting a Nebraska consumer to collect a debt owed by his wife. On March 22, 2018, he told the company that the debt had been discharged in bankruptcy, but the calls allegedly continued, some of them at his workplace.
Feeling harassed by Global Receivables Solutions, the consumer sued the company for allegedly:
- Calling him at work after being told to stop
- Using harassing and abusive means to collect a debt
- Using unfair and unconscionable means to collect a debt
The Two parties dismissed the matter on a later date.
Work with an Attorney
Global Receivables Solutions’ phone numbers are:
Seeing these numbers on your caller ID is a heads-up that you are being called by Global Receivables Solutions about a debt you allegedly owe. If they chase you over someone else’s debt, hire a consumer lawyer and file a claim against Global Receivables Solutions.
Such conduct is illegal, and you could be awarded $1,000 plus your attorney fees, so take action when you know you are in the right.
Case taken from PACER (pacer.gov). File number is 8:18-cv-00395-RFR-SMB from the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.
*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 Global Receivables Solutions or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.