GAINESVILLE – A Gainesville consumer alleges a debt collector unlawfully contacted him.
Freeman filed a complaint on March 13 in the U.S. District Court for
the Northern District of Florida, Gainesville Division against Caliber
Home Loans Inc. alleging
violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he suffered harm and
damages from receiving a letter from the defendant in an attempt to
collect on an alleged home mortgage debt he owed, but that he does not
actually owe. Furthermore, plaintiff alleges received a barrage of calls
using an automatic telephone dialing system, despite not giving the
defendant any prior express consent to call.
plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against defendant,
statutory damages of $500 per each violating call, treble statutory
damages of $1,000 per each violating call, and other relief as the court
may deem proper. He is represented by Nicholas Michael Murado of Murado
Law PA in Miramar.
U.S. District Court for the
District of Florida, Gainesville Division Case number 1:17-cv-00061