Accelerated Receivables Solutions is a debt collection agency which appears to have received a large amount of complaints alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Find out who they are, why they might be calling, and how you can stop them.
Accelerated Receivables Solutions is a debt collections agency based in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. It appears as though there are a variety of different complaints against Accelerated Receivables Solutions alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) including falsifying credit reports, incessantly harassing debtors, and failing to produce documentation of debt. If you have been contacted by this debt collector, make sure you understand your rights before taking action.
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Is Accelerated Receivables Solutions a scam?
They’re legit. Accelerated Receivables Solutions can be considered a legitimate collections company due to the fact that it has been in business for 37 years. Therefore, it is unwise to ignore the need to resolve your debt and write off Accelerated Receivables Solutions as a scam. Accelerated Receivables Solutions was started on January 1st, 1984. The collections business has not been accredited by the Better Business Bureau but has still received an “A-” rating from the BBB. According to the Accelerated Receivables Solutions website, the collections company can be considered “a family-owned business, committed to providing debt recovery services for a variety of clients”. The company claims that their collections agency can be considered one of the highest in the industry due to the fact that the business combines, “old-fashioned focus on relationships” with advanced technology to produce solutions and collect receivables for healthcare facilities.
In regard to the collection company’s qualifications, according to their website, Accelerated Receivables Solutions is a part of a variety of professional organizations including: ACA International, Nebraska State Bar Association, Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network, American Hospital Association, Wyoming State Bar, National Lawyers Association, American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management, the HFMA, Institute of Certified Professional Managers, and the Healthcare Business Management Association. Accelerated Receivables Solutions explains on their website what “values” mean to them, writing, “We are customer driven, with a servant’s heart. We have ethical motives and always operate as an honest and friendly company”. According to many complaints on the BBB, this is not always the case. Lastly, According to dnb.com, Accelerated Receivables Solutions has a total of 39 employees in all of its locations and earns $1.98 million in sales.
Who does Accelerated Receivables Solutions collect for?
Accelerated Receivables Solutions specializes in collections for primarily healthcare clientele. According to Accelerated Receivables Solutions’ LinkedIn page, the company has been servicing the healthcare industry for over 45 years and specializes specifically in bad debt recovery. Though it is likely that your debt is due to failure to pay a healthcare related bill, it is still wise to confirm which debt is specifically owed and to whom when inquiring about your debt. The leadership of the company consists of Key Principal, Andy C. Laws and David Brostrom, Attorney at Law. Accelerated Receivables Solutions also operates under the names, “Accelerated Receivables SLTN, Credit Bureau of Western Nebraska, and Excelerated Receivable Solutions”.
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How many complaints are there against Accelerated Receivables Solutions?
Accelerated Receivables Solutions has received a number of complaints across the internet, including BBB.org. While BBB.org rated the company with an “A-” and accredited the business, Accelerated Receivables Solutions has still received 7 complaints closed in last 3 years and 4 complaints closed in last 12 months on the BBB website. A majority of these complaints included complaints about false credit reporting, frequent harassment, and lack of documentation provided by the company. Accelerated Receivables Solutions has spent time responding to many of these complaints, however the reoccurrence of similar complaints and issues has done damage on Accelerated Receivables Solutions’ reputation within the collections world. On top of the BBB.org complaints, Accelerated Receivables Solutions has also received 24 reviews on Google Reviews, amounting to a 1.3 star review, and 2 ratings on Wallethub, awarding the company 4 out of 5 stars. More seriously, Accelerated Receivables Solutions has also been a part of a variety of lawsuits, sanctions, and penalties according to Public Access to Court Electronic Records (“PACER”), which reports all federal complaints within the U.S. federal system’s docket.
Mailing Address: 2223 Broadway Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1906
Can Accelerated Receivables Solutions Sue Me or Garnish My Wages?
It is important to know that it is illegal for a debt collector to make empty threats to sue you or garnish your wages. However, while Accelerated Receivables Solutions would likely choose not to sue you for a debt you may not owe or they cannot verify, this does not mean that is uncommon for debt collection agencies to summon debtors to court and garnish wages after a default judgement. It is the wisest option to contact an attorney preemptively to ensure the safety of your assets and rights if you find yourself indebted to Accelerated Receivables Solutions or a company that they are representing. Lemberg Law has helped thousands of consumers fight back against these cases of fraudulent collection practices. Call us today to find out how we can help you resolve this issue.
According to PACER.gov, a complainant by the name of Joshua Smilko received communication from a company by the name of “Accelerated Receivables Solutions”. This company contacted the complainant about an alleged debt which was owed on the following dates: July 3rd, 2010, July 9th, 2010, and December 25th, 2010. Finally, the complainant became fed up with these frequent calls and asked that Accelerated Receivables Solutions stop contacting him and instead provide him with documentation of the debt in question. This request was not met and the complainant, Joshua, continue to receive calls from Accelerated Receivable Solutions, including many automated phone calls. The complainant also claims that when contacted by Accelerated Receivables Solutions, the employees would threaten to sue the complainant or imprison him if the payment was not received. Allegedly, Accelerated Receivables Solutions also attempted to make a deposit of $150.00 from the complainant’s checking account with no verification or notification of the payment. The complainant chose to sue due to a variety of violations of the FDCPA by Accelerated Receivables Solutions. The case was decided in favor of the complainant and against the defendant, Accelerated Receivables Solutions.
Accelerated Receivables Solutions Calling You?
If you find yourself allegedly indebted to Accelerated Receivables Solutions, it is important that you learn to protect yourself by understanding your rights when it comes to collections companies. This protection can be achieved by familiarizing yourself with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which outlines a person’s protections against the abuses and misconduct of collection agencies. You can find these rights listed on the Federal Trade Commission’s website under, “Debt Collection FAQs”. In addition to your rights under the FDCPA, do not forget that you also have additional rights to protect yourself from fraudulent practices under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA).
Can I sue Accelerated Receivables Solutions for harassment?
Yes, you can, and if you would like to be able to recover your damages and protect yourself as an individual you ideally should. Lawsuits are necessary when the Federal laws which protect citizens like you from these fraudulent practices are breached. You should choose to award yourself the ability to defend your rights and receive compensation by suing if you feel as though these rights have been violated. Individuals like you can recover damages of up to $1,000, plus attorney fees and court costs.
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Sergei Lemberg is a lawyer whose practice focuses on consumer law, class actions and personal injury litigation. He has been repeatedly recognized as the “most active consumer attorney” in the country. In 2020, Mr. Lemberg represented Noah Duguid in the United States Supreme Court in the case entitled Duguid v. Facebook. He is the author of Defanging Debt Collectors, a book that teaches consumers how to battle debt collectors and win.