Student Loan Collection Co. Accused Of Deceptive Practices
Law360, Los Angeles (March 3, 2014, 7:01 PM EST) -- The National Collegiate Student Loan Trust and the Law Offices of Patenaude & Felix APC are accused of violating federal and state laws by trying to collect student loan debts through deceptive means, according to a putative class action filed Friday in California federal court.
Dawn Zoerb of California alleges that after falling behind on his student loan payments, Patenaude — on behalf of National Collegiate — tried to collect his debt through a state collections lawsuit that didn't identify the original creditor.
The complaint accuses the defendants of violating the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and a California state...
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