HOUSTON – A consumer residing in The Woodlands alleges that a debt collector used deceptive tactics to collect an alleged debt.

Laura C. Booth filed a complaint on Oct. 12 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Oracle Financial Group LLC alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

According to the complaint, the defendant purchased, assigned or was transferred an alleged debt owed by the plaintiff for collection. The suit states that in September, the defendant contacted the plaintiff's grandmother and also left the plaintiff a voicemail message the same day. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant failed to state in the message that it was a debt collector and stated it was calling regarding "legal proceedings." The plaintiff alleges no legal action has been filed against her by the defendant.

The plaintiff holds Oracle Financial Group LLC responsible because the defendant's conduct allegedly contacted her grandmother regarding the alleged debt and used false or misleading representations in means with collection of the debt.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual, statutory and punitive damages, litigation costs and such other and further relief. She is represented by Jenny DeFrancisco of Lemberg Law LLC in Wilton, Connecticut.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:17-cv-03060

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