ERIE — A woman is suing GC Services LP, EGS Financial Inc. and Convergent Outsourcing Inc., financial institutions and collecting agency, citing alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
Lloydena Charnisky filed a complaint on Oct. 24 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, alleging the defendants placed automated calls to plaintiff's mobile phone.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges she has been receiving automated calls for the past four years from defendants in an attempt to collect a consumer debt allegedly owed by her husband. She spoke with one or more of the defendants and requested that all calls on behalf of Credit One Bank to her cellular phone number cease, allegedly.
The plaintiff holds GC Services LP, EGS Financial Inc. and Convergent Outsourcing Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly completely disregarded her request and continue to place the automated.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks statutory damages of $500 for each violation determined to be negligent pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(3)(B); treble damages for each violation determined to be willful and/or knowing pursuant to 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(3)(C); and such other and further relief as may be just and proper. She is represented by Jody Burton of Lemberg Law LLC in Wilton, Connecticut.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania Case No. is 1:18-cv-00331-SPB.