Are you being called by Receivables Management Partners, LLC?* Here's what you need to know
Debt can overwhelm anyone, even people who have always been financially responsible. Unfortunately, many debt collectors treat anyone who owes money like thieves and deadbeats. They taunt you, call you names, and threaten to have you arrested. If this happens to you, that collection agency is breaking the law, so call a consumer attorney right away.
Your Rights Under the FDCPA
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, or FDCPA, protects you from being abused by third-party collection agencies. Actions like those below can cause a company to be fined and even lose its license.
- Swearing and calling you names
- Calling at all hours of the day and night
- Trying to collect an amount that is not authorized by law or the original creditor agreement
- Refusing to validate the debt and prove that they are authorized to collect it
- Calling you at work if they know what such calls are not allowed
- Leaving voice messages that do not identify the collector and the purpose of their call
Company Profile: Receivables Management Partners, LLC
If you are being called by Receivables Management Partners, LLC, information about the company is below.
Receivables Management Partners, LLC is a debt collection company located in Greensburg, Indiana. It was founded in 1992 presently has nine locations across the country, with 520 employees, and is managed by its President and CEO, Mark Schabel. A close inspection of legal files at the PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) website confirms that consumers who felt they were being harassed by Receivables Management Partners, LLC chose to rectify matters in court.
Alleged Violations against Receivables Management Partners, LLC
According to PACER, in November 2011 an Indiana resident and her attorney faxed a letter to Receivables Management Partners, LLC, disputing a debt it was trying to collect from her. When she checked her credit report the following March, she discovered that the dispute had not been reported to the credit bureaus.
Feeling harassed by Receivables Management Partners, LLC, she hired a consumer attorney and sued the company for allegedly violating the FDCPA in the following ways:
- Failing to report the debt as disputed to the credit bureaus
- Using harassing and abusive means to collect a debt
- Using unfair and unconscionable means to collect a debt
The matter was later dismissed.
Hire an Attorney
The phone numbers for this debt collection agency are as follows:
If you see either one on your caller ID at any time, be aware that you are being called by Receivables Management Partners, LLC. If you dispute a debt and they fail to report the fact to the credit bureaus, hire a consumer attorney. The FDCPA prohibits the reporting of inaccurate information to the credit bureaus, and you file a claim against Receivables Management Partners, LLC, you may win $1,000 per FDCPA violation plus legal costs. The law gives you certain protections that collection agencies ignore at their own risk.
*Case taken from PACER (www.pacer.gov). File number is Case 1:12-cv-00780-WTL-MJD from the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, Indianapolis Division.
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 Receivables Management Partners, LLC or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.