March 23, 2017 / 9:28 PM / 3 years ago

Portfolio Recovery hit with debt collection lawsuit

Portfolio Recovery Associates, one of the nation’s largest debt collectors, has been hit with a proposed class action accusing it of violating state and federal laws by making auto-dialed, or robocalls to thousands of consumers’ cellphones without consent.

Filed on Wednesday in Dallas federal court, the lawsuit said Portfolio Recovery also failed to identify itself as a debt collector and in some cases continued to call after it was asked to stop.

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