JACKSONVILLE – A Crescent City consumer alleges a debt collector has called him hundreds of times to collect an alleged debt.
Mack Mims filed a complaint on Dec. 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division against Citibank citing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that beginning in February he suffered damages from receiving several collection calls from the defendant in an attempt to collect an alleged debt. The plaintiff holds Citibank NA responsible because the defendant allegedly used an automatic telephone dialing system to call the plaintiff and continued to call him after he revoked his consent to receive calls in March. He alleges he has been called approximately 250 times since March.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks statutory damages, punitive damages, actual damages, interest, all legal fees and any other relief the court grants. He is represented by Shaughn C. Hill of Morgan & Morgan, Tampa, PA in Tampa.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Case number 3:16-cv-1519-J-32-PMB