PHILADELPHIA — Montgomery County residents are suing a debt collector, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Cynthia Colacchia, f/k/a Cynthia Roberto; Karina Avesian; Elizandra Cruz; Samantha Duval, f/k/a Samantha Rissmiller; John Morris; and Beth Richino-Brown, f/k/a Beth Richino filed a complaint on Jan. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Midland Funding LLC and Midland Credit Management Inc., alleging that they contacted the plaintiffs through their agents to collect a debt.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they sustained damages from being called several times on their cellphones to collect a debt. The plaintiffs hold Midland Funding and Midland Credit Management responsible because they allegedly called each of the plaintiffs on without prior consent.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek enjoin the defendant from making any more calls to the their cellphones, actual damages, statutory damages in the amount of $500 for each call, treble damage in the amount of $1,000 for each call, court costs and any further relief this court grants. They are represented by Joseph M. Adams of Law Office of Joseph M. Adams in Chalfont.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case number 2:17-cv-00411-TJS