Debt Collector Sued For Alleged Illegal Robo Calls

Law360, New York (July 27, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT) -- A California man hit NCO Financial Systems Inc. with a class action Monday claiming the collection agency placed robo calls to his cellphone without his consent in violation of federal law.

Named plaintiff Craig Witt is seeking to represent a class of at least 100 customers who received similar unwanted automated calls from the debt collector to their cellphones, according to the complaint.

Witt alleged that without the class action, he and class members would continue to “face the potential for irreparable harm," and NCO Financial...
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