Chase, Debt Collectors Hit With False Debt Class Action

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 1:28 PM EST) -- JPMorgan Chase & Co., a law firm and a debt collection agency were hit Tuesday with a proposed class action in New York federal court accusing them of running a scheme to force consumers to pay off credit card debts they didn't actually owe.

According to plaintiff Johanna N. Sierra's complaint, Chase, debt collector NCO Group Inc. — owned by a Chase investment arm — and law firm Bickerstaff Heath Delgado & Acosta LLP had engaged in a "criminal[ly]" unfair and deceptive debt collection scheme, collaborating...
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Case Title

Sierra v. JP Morgan Chase & Co. et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00656

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Jed S. Rakoff

Date Filed

January 28, 2013

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