Are You Being Called By Tormey Bewley Corporation?* Here’s What You Need to Know
Do debt collectors have you afraid to answer your phone or check your email? If so, they have crossed the line and can be held accountable. Although they may tell you that you have no rights, the truth is that you have the ability to put them out of business.
Your Rights Under the FDCPA
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prevents collection agencies from engaging in unprofessional conduct while communicating with you. If they apply pressure tactics like those below, they can be shut down.
- Trying to collect when you refuse to pay
- Using autodialers
- Shouting at you over the phone
- Threatening to damage your reputation or credit
- Contacting you directly when they know that you have an attorney
- Failing to send a debt validation letter
- Calling your relatives and friends about the debt
Company Profile: Tormey Bewley Corporation
If you are being called by Tormey Bewley Corporation, here are some additional company details.
Tormey Bewley Corporation, which also does business as The Advantage Group, is a debt collection agency headquartered in Grand Junction, Colorado. It was incorporated in 1985, employs 35 people, and is overseen by Michael Tormey. Records at the PACER legal archive contain details showing that those who believed Tormey Bewley Corporation was harassing them did not back away from litigation.
Alleged Violations against Tormey Bewley Corporation**
According to PACER, in or around 2012, Tormey Bewley Corporation allegedly began calling a Colorado consumer. He told them to stop calling his cell phone, but they allegedly ignored the request and even used an autodialer.
Feeling harassed by Tormey Bewley Corporation, he took the company to court for:
- Calling him after being told to stop
- Harassing him with an autodialer
The matter was later dismissed.
Hire a Consumer Lawyer
The phone number for this company is 1-970-242-3163. Seeing it on your caller ID means that Tormey Bewley Corporation is reaching out to you. If they send constant autodialer calls to your cell phone, get a Free Case Evaluation from a consumer lawyer and file a claim against Tormey Bewley Corporation. A court could award you $1000 per FDCPA violation if they fail to make their case, so don’t hesitate to take a stand.
**Case taken from PACER (pacer.gov). File number is Case 1:13-cv-02022-WYD-KMT from the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
*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 Tormey Bewley Corporation or any other third-party collection agency, you may not be entitled to any compensation.