TAMPA — A Florida couple is suing a debt collector, alleging violation of telephone harassment statutes.
Kimberly Schenkel and Christopher Schenkel filed a complaint March 8 in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida against Ditech Financial LLC, successor by merger or acquisition to Green Tree Servicing LLC, alleging the defendant called the plaintiffs several times in an attempt to collect an alleged debt.
According to the complaint, the Schenkels suffered damages from receiving several collection calls. The plaintiffs allege the defendant called the plaintiff illegally using an automatic telephone dialing system.
The Schenkels seek a trial by jury, actual, compensatory damages, all legal fees and any other relief the court deems just. They are represented by attorney Michael Alex Wasylik of Ricardo & Wasylik, PL in Dade City.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Case number 8:17-cv-00560-EAK-TGW