North Shore Agency LLC or NSA is a debt collection agency, which receives a lot of consumer complaints to our law firm for debt harassment. Find out who they are, why they might be calling, and how you can stop them.
What is North Shore Agency?
North Shore Agency or NSA is a third party debt collection agency that’s based in Melville, New York. The business was launched in 1971, and is also called North American Collection Bureau. North Shore has received consumer complaints alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), including improper contact or sharing of information and threatening to take actions that cannot legally be taken. If you have been contacted by this debt collector, make sure you understand your rights before responding.
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Is North Shore Agency a scam?
They’re legit. According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), North Shore Agency LLC was founded in 1971 and incorporated in 2011. The BBB established a profile page for North Shore in 1972.The BBB lists North Shore Agency as a collection agency. Buzzfile estimates North Shore Agency’s annual revenue at $600,000 and the size of its headquarters staff at 7 employees.
If you’ve suffered from NSA Collections debt harassment, you do have options. Under the law you can recover up to $1,000 for violations of the FDCPA, and $500 to $1,500 for each cell phone robocall. They use skip tracing techniques, letter campaigns, automated messaging, and auto-dialers (also referred to as robocalls) so as to collect debt. Like most debt collection agencies, they operate on a contingency basis, so that they only get paid if they collect from customers.
Who does North Shore Agency collect for?
North Shore Agency collects on behalf of numerous markets, including financial services, credit unions, telecommunications, cable, satellite, utilities, health care, education, publishers, direct marketers, insurance, automotive, and retail. NSA delivers first-party billing, first- and – third party collection collections, and printing solutions associated with debt collection.
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. We are ranked A+ by 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 North Shore Agency – NSA?
As of April 2017, the Better Business Bureau reported 198 closed North Shore Agency complaints over the previous few decades, including 47 closed complaints over the past 12 months. The BBB provides NSA a B evaluation. Additionally, Justia lists six North Shore complaints filed in federal court in the past year alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Moreover, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lists 45 closed NSA complaints for 2016.
North Shore Agency, LLC 270 Spagnoli Road, Suite 110 Melville, NY 11747 Phone Number: 866-848-2121 Website: http://www.northshoreagency.com/
Can North Shore Agency Sue Me or Garnish My Wages?
It is illegal for a debt collector to make empty threats to sue you or garnish your wages. It is also unlikely NSA would sue you for a debt you may not owe or they cannot validate. However, debt collection agencies are known to have summoned debtors to court and garnish wages after a default judgement. Contacting an attorney BEFORE this could possibly happen would be a smart move. We’ve helped thousands of consumers fight back against unscrupulous debt collection harassers. Find out if we can help you too today!
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Can you help me file a No Fee Lawsuit against North Shore Agency?
Absolutely. If you have been unjustly harassed by NSA, contact us for a free case evaluation
North Shore Agency Calling You?
Federal laws protect you. The Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA) regulates the behavior of collection agencies by prohibiting actions such as the use of abusive or threatening language; harassment; or the use of false or misleading information to collect a debt. The FCRA regulates how collection agencies and creditors report delinquent debts to credit reporting agencies. Additional consumer protection laws include the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Act (CFPA).
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Can I sue North Shore for harassment?
Yes. If you want to enforce your rights, or recover money for violations — you need to sue. Federal laws provide individuals like you with a means to seek monetary damages in court. For example, the FDCPA allows consumers who have been violated to recover damages of up to $1,000, plus attorney fees and court costs.
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“Lemberg Law contacted me within a few hours of me submitting my advice on their website. That same afternoon Daniel emailed me instructions about what to do the next time that the collection agency called. Within a week, the calls had ceased. Today marks week two and we have not had a call in 3 days. I can not say thank you .”
Can You Help Me Delete North Shore Agency NSA from My Credit Report?
The short answer is yes. Contact us now to find out more.
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About the Author:
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.