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Brookings Credit Bureau is a debt collection firm located in Brookings, SD. It appears as though there are a variety of different complaints against this company alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). If a debt collector has contacted you, make sure you understand your rights before taking action.
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Is Brookings Credit Bureau a Scam?
They’re legit. Brookings Credit Bureau is a real company. In fact, though the company has not been BBB accredited, this collections company has received an “A+” rating from the BBB. Additionally, the company has been in business for 23 years. With this experience and professional recognition, it is wisest to take your collection matter with this company seriously.
This collections company does not currently have an active collections website. Though they do not leave a specific message regarding their business philosophy one can conclude that this company would claim to follow all rules and regulations of their business. However, it is still possible that this collections company may still have violated collectors’ law. Lastly, according to dnb.com, “Brookings Credit Bureau and Collection Agency Inc has 6 total employees across all of its locations and generates $407,329 in sales (USD).”
Who does Brookings Credit Bureau collect for?
Brookings Credit Bureau does not provide any information regarding their specific area of collections because they do not have an active website. Additionally, the company does not cite any of their clientele. Therefore, due to this lack of information, it is incredibly important that you clarify with the company about who you allegedly owe. This step in the collections process is crucial because due to the outsourcing of debt, one collection account can turn into many reporting on your credit file if the debt is not properly dealt with.
Who are we? We are Lemberg Law, a Consumer Law Firm
Lemberg Law is a consumer law firm helping victims of collection harassment and abuse. Lemberg Law received an A+ rating from the BBB. We’ve helped more than 15,000 consumers stop harassment and recover money from debt collectors. Harassed? Abused? Misled by a collector? Call our Helpline today! There is no charge unless we win.
How many complaints are there against Brookings Credit Bureau?
Brookings Credit Bureau has received only one known complaints over its time in business. While on the Better Business Bureau the company has received 0 complainants and 0 customer reviews, this company has received 1 complaints on Google Reviews, in total awarding the company a 1 star review. Though there are few complainants available, if you believe that this collections company may have violated the FDCPA do not hesitate to contact an attorney and file a complaint or take action by reviewing the company on the BBB or Google Reviews.
It is also possible that this collections company could have 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. Take a look at the link above to find out whether this collections company falls within this category.
Mailing Address: 413 Front St Brookings, SD 57006-2034
Phone Number: (605) 692-3737
Can Brookings Credit Bureau Sue Me or Garnish My Wages?
Debt Collectors cannot legally make empty threats to sue you or garnish your wages. This is due to The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act prohibiting this action from occurring. While this act is illegal, debt collectors may choose to garnish wages for consumers whose debt is verified and legitimate. Debt collection agencies can garnish wages through legitimate legal action if a judgement rules in their favor. Therefore, the wisest move to make is to preemptively contact an attorney BEFORE this judgment may occur. Lemberg Law specializes in debt collection cases, and as a company we have advocated for tens of thousands of victims of debt collector harassment. Call us today to find out how we may be able to assist you with your case.
Those who have fallen victim to excessive, threatening, misleading or otherwise untimely calls from a third party debt collector are entitled to compensation under The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA). More specifically, this law prohibits collection agencies from pursuing debts via over-the-phone harassment. If you feel as though this law should be applied in your collection discrepancy, contact an attorney to sue the offending collection agency. Likewise, the FCRA regulates the circumstances under and means by which collectors and creditors can report delinquent debts to credit reporting agencies.
Can I sue Brookings Credit Bureau for Harassment?
Yes. You can absolutely sue. Oftentimes suing is the best course of action considering your case is legitimate and your grievances are serious. Ultimately, Federal Law allows you to protect your FDCPA rights in court via lawsuit. Take advantage of your rights and choose to sue when you find that a collections company violated collectors law. You can recover damages of up to $1,000, plus attorney fees, court costs, and personal damages.
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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.