TALLAHASSEE – A consumer claims that her credit score has been damaged because of the actions of a debt collector.
Jericka 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.
According 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 York.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee Division Case number 4:17-cv-00136