EPA USA 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.
EPA USA is a debt collector located in Phoenix, AZ. It appears as though there are a variety of different complaints against EPA USA alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). If you have been contacted by this debt collector, make sure you understand your rights before taking action.
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Is EPA USA a scam?
They’re legit. It can be confirmed that EPA USA is not a scam. This conclusion is due to the fact that EPA USA has received an “A-” rating from the Better Business Bureau. Additionally, the company lists a variety of affiliations on their collections website, including: “American Bankers Association, Arizona Bankers Association, Receivables Management Association, and Greater Phoenix Economic Counsel.” Due to the company’s stellar BBB rating and its numerous professional affiliations, it is important that as a consumer you do not write off EPA USA as a scam and instead contact the collections company to receive information regarding your alleged debt.
More specifically, the BBB cites the leader of EPA USA as Mr. Ryan Sester, CEO. Additionally, according to dnb.com, EPA USA has ” 15 total employees across all of its locations and generates $642,544 in sales.” Be aware of any suspicious activity from EPA USA, and if you find that this collections company may have violated FDCPA, contact and attorney and file a report.
Who does EPA USA collect for?
EPA USA lists a number of “Current Portfolios” on their collections website, including, “Home Credit, Citi Bank, Vodafone, Societe Generale, Volkswagen Finance, ING, T Mobile, BNP Paribas, AEON Credit Service, AXA, and AIG.” While this is not the entire list of the company’s clientele or its areas of expertise, it shows that this collections company has a wide range of experience. Therfore, as a consumer you should choose to verify your debt with EPA USA and discuss the details of your alleged debt. It is known that due to the outsourcing of debt, one collection account can turn into many reporting on your credit file if the debt is not dealt with, making this matter extremely important to resolve.
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How many complaints are there against EPA USA?
EPA USA has little to no complaints posted across the internet. This fact, however, does not mean that any of these complaints are less credible or severe, or that your own personal experience with this collections company is less valid. First, on the BBB, EPA USA has 1 complaint posted within the last three years, and 0 reviews. Currently there are no additional reviews posted about this collections company on other review websites. However, more seriously, this collections company could have 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: 112 N Central Ave # M09 Phoenix, AZ 85004-2309
In simple terms, yes. However, collections company are not legally able to make empty threats to sue you or garnish your wages. While this may be the case, if there has been a default judgment, EPA USA is able to choose whether or not to sue you or garnish your wages. Remember that without validation of your debt, most collections companies will choose not to sue. Nonetheless, it is still wisest when dealing with unethical collections companies that you contact an attorney to protect your rights and assets. Need assistance? Call us today. Lemberg Law awards consumers the power to fight back against these fraudulent collection practices.
If you find yourself in contact with EPA USA, remember that The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act protects you against the abuses and misconduct of collection agencies. Find out if you can receive compensation! If you would like to inquire about these specific rights, you can find them listed on the Federal Trade Commission’s website under, “Debt Collection FAQs”. In addition to this legal protection, as a consumer you are also entitled to supplementary rights under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA).
Can I sue EPA USA for harassment?
Yes, you absolutely can. The smartest move to make, if you would like to defend your rights and recover your damages, is to sue. More specifically, choose to take action when you have found that your FDCPA or TCPA rights have been violated. Federal laws protect citizens like you from these fraudulent practices, utilize them to defend your rights and receive compensation for unethical collections practices. 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.