PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia consumer alleges a debt collector tried to charge a unlawful fee.
Hasan filed a complaint on Feb. 10 in the U.S. District Court for the
Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Vital Recovery Services LLC
alleging violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in September 2016, the
defendant sent her a collection letter that stated a fee may be charged
for payments made using a check or credit card over the Web or phone.
The plaintiff alleges that she did not agree to such a fee and that the
cost exceeds the reasonable costs of collection.
seeks actual damages, statutory damages, court costs, and any further
relief the court grants. She is represented by Antranig Garibian of
Garibian Law Offices P.C. in Philadelphia.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:17-cv-00628-GJP