Michelle Massey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 12, 2010, 5:54am
SHERMAN-An Iowa resident has filed suit against a Texas collection company, accusing the company of harassing him with telephone calls.
Alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, David Schreier filed suit against Regional Adjustment Bureau Inc. on June 23 in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division.
Schreier states that Regional Adjustment Bureau continuously placed collection calls to him seeking and demanding payment for an alleged debt. The calls were placed multiple times a week for nearly four weeks.
The defendant is accused of violating the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by harassing the plaintiff and by repeatedly and continuously calling the plaintiff with the intent to annoy, abuse and harass.
The plaintiff is asking the court for an award of statutory damages, costs and attorneys' fees.
Schreier is represented by Michael S. Agruss of Krohn & Moss Ltd. in Los Angeles, Calif. Jury trial requested.
U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider is assigned to the case.
Case No. 4:10-cv-00312