PHILADELPHIA — A Hanover Township man is suing JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. and affiliated financial institutions, alleging that they violated telephone harassment statutes by repeatedly calling his cellphone.
William M. Kelley Jr. filed a complaint on June 30 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania against the defendants, alleging that they called the plaintiff on his cellular telephone to collect a debt he owed.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he was harassed from receiving numerous collection calls on his cellular telephone. The plaintiff holds JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A., Chase Bank USA N.A., JP Morgan Specialty Mortgage LLC, also known as JPMC Specialty Mortgage LLC, and Chase Home Loans LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly continued to call the plaintiff without first acquiring his consent to be contacted.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks $500 in statutory damages, $1,500 in treble damages,an injunction against the defendant, court costs and any further relief this court grants. He is represented by Michael P. Forbes of Law Office of Michael P. Forbes P.C. in Wayne.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania Case number 3:17-cv-01147-UN4