Allied Interstate Sued Over Customer Call Recording

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A California resident on Friday launched a proposed class action in Los Angeles County Superior Court against Allied Interstate Inc., accusing the debt collection agency of violating his privacy by illegally recording phone conversations with him.

Alan Hernandez brought his case under California’s “two-party consent” wiretapping law, which makes it a crime to record a phone call without the consent of all parties to the conversation. Allied had a "policy and practice" of recording phone conversations with California consumers, Hernandez alleges.

The suit seeks injunctive relief...
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