Law Firm Accused Of Charging Illegal Interest On Debts

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT) -- Fulton Friedman & Gullace LLP was hit with a putative class action Monday in New Jersey federal court alleging the law firm deceived consumers about debt collection judgments and charged illegal interest rates on debts, in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

New Jersey resident Robinann Gaskin alleges Fulton used deceptive means to try to collect an old Providian Bank debt from Gaskin that was assigned to Asset Acceptance LLC and then later assigned to Fulton sometime before June 2012.

“It is Fulton's policy...
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