Capital One Bank has filed suit against Beaumont resident Hanif Mohammed, seeking to collect more than $27,000 on a delinquent small business credit account.

The suit was filed Nov. 16 in Jefferson County District Court.

According to the lawsuit, Capital One asserts the defendant entered into a credit agreement with the bank and was advanced dollar amounts.

The suit does not state when the account was opened, but does state that the defendant has ceased making payments on the account, thereby creating a default.

On Aug. 11 Capital One sent a letter demanding payment but the defendant still refuses to repay the debt.

As of Oct. 12, $27,039.97 remains due and owing on the account � $8,276.08 of which is accrued interest, the suit states.

Capital One is suing for actual damages, interest court costs and attorney's fees.

Carrollton attorney Michael Scott represents the lender.

Judge Donald Floyd, 172nd District Court, has been assigned to the case.

Case No. E191-357

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