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Consumer alleges Automated Collection Services ignored request to stop calling over alleged debt

Federal Court

By Carrie Bradon | Aug 14, 2019


HOUSTON – A consumer alleges a Tennessee-based debt collector ignored his request to stop contacting him and his wife about an alleged debt.

Gregory Sloan filed a complaint in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Automated Collection Services Inc. alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and violation of the Texas Debt Collection Act. 

The suit states the defendant began calling the plaintiff's wife in March in an attempt to collect an alleged medical-related debt. The plaintiff alleges his wife requested that the defendant cease calling, and the defendant began calling his phone. The plaintiff alleges he never gave the defendant consent to contact him and asked it to stop calling, but the defendant ignored the request.

The plaintiff is seeking trial by jury; actual, injunctive and punitive damages; attorneys' fees and other relief deemed fit. The plaintiff is represented by Alexander J. Taylor, Marwan R. Daher and Omar T. Sulaiman of Sulaiman Law Group LTD, in Lombard, Illinois.

Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:19-CV-02255

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