FORT MYERS, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A Florida woman alleges a debt collector harassed her with dozens of calls.
Cindy Dukes filed a complaint on Dec. 20, 2017, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division against The Check Cashing Store for allege violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that in March 1, 2017, she received a telephone call from defendant to her cellular phone seeking to recover an alleged debt. She alleges she revoked consent to be called in April 2017. She alleges that after revoking her consent, she received 100 calls.
The plaintiff holds The Check Cashing Store responsible because the defendant allegedly placed non-emergency telephone calls to the wireless telephone number of consumer using an automatic telephone dialing system or pre-recorded or artificial voice without prior express consent.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment for statutory, punitive and actual damages; costs; interest; attorney fees; and any other such relief the court may deem just and proper. She is represented by Heather H. Jones and William Peerce Howard of The Consumer Protection Firm PLLC in Tampa, Florida.
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division case number 2:17-cv-00697-SPC-MRM