HOUSTON — Consumers are suing I.C. Systems Inc., a debt collector, for alleged violation of telephone harassment statutes.

Kelvin Sumpter, Maria Pruett, Shyla Mitchell and Gregory Sewell filed a complaint on April 25 in the Houston Division of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, alleging that the debt collector made several unsolicited collection calls to the plaintiffs' cellular telephones.

According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege suffered damages from being called repeatedly on their cellular telephones. The plaintiffs holds the defendant responsible for allegedly using an automatic telephone dialing system or pre-recorded voice to call the plaintiffs without consent.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in statutory damages, actual damages, injunctive relief and seek to enjoin the defendant. They are represented by W. Craft Hughes, Jarrett L. Ellzey and Deola T. Ali of Hughes Ellzey LLP in Houston.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:17-cv-01269

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