TALLAHASSEE – A consumer claims that her credit score has been damaged because of the actions of a debt collector.
Jocole James filed a complaint on March 20 in the U.S. District Court
for the Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee Division against the
Hunter Warfield Inc. Stephen Sobota, Todd Wahl, Equifax Information Services LLC, et al.
alleging that they violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendants are attempting
to collect an alleged debt of $1,821 that she disputed in 2014. The
plaintiff holds Hunter Warfield Inc., Sobota, Wahl, Equifax Information
Services LLC, et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly
attempted to collect a disputed alleged debt and failed to obtain
verification of the debt.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury
and seeks a permanent injunction; award for actual, statutory and
punitive damages; costs and attorney’s fees and such other and further
relief. She is represented by Brian L. Ponder of Brian Ponder LLP in New
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee Division Case number 4:17-cv-00136