Debt Collector Hit With TCPA Suit Over Cellphone Robocall

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- An Arizona woman mounted a putative class action Tuesday against Progressive Financial Services Inc. accusing the collection agency of breaching the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by autodialing her cellphone in pursuit of someone else’s debt.

Denise Ortiz says the company made an unsolicited call to her cellphone last month using an automatic telephone dialing system that played a pre-recorded message seeking to collect that debt, which wound up costing her because her phone service charges for all incoming calls.

“Plaintiff never provided permission nor consent for...
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Case Title

Ortiz v. Progressive Financial Services Incorporated


Case Number

2:13-cv-01866

Court

Arizona

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David G Campbell

Date Filed

September 10, 2013

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