Abusive or Deceptive Debt Collection Practices


Saxon Gilmore filed a case in the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division on behalf of the plaintiff concerning a telephone call he received from a debt collector, The Sagres Company. The complaint alleges that The Sagres Company failed to properly identify themselves as a debt collector at the on set of the telephone call and that the purpose of the telephone was to collect a debt.

The complaint in the above-styled case alleged violations of the 15 U.S.C. § 1692 et seq., the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the “FDCPA”). The complaint alleged that The Sagres Company intentionally engaged in conduct that was deceptive or misleading in violation of 15 U.S.C. §1692e when it failed to properly identify itself as a debt collector at the beginning of the telephone call. Also, the complaint alleged that The Sagres Company failed to provide the plaintiff with any written notice of the debt sought within the time prescribed 15.U.S.C § 1692g(a).

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