Allied Interstate, Inc.
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Allied Interstate Inc, or Allied Interstate is a debt collection service provider. Many different companies hire Allied Interstate in the hopes getting consumers to complete payments on the debts they owe the companies.
No matter if you owe the debt or not, Allied Interstate must follow the laws under the Fair Debt Collection practices Act. These laws are in place to protect all of us from, harassment and abuse by debt collection companies.
Allied Interstate Inc, Harassment can be stopped!
Like all debt collection agencies Allied Interstate will contact consumers in order to collect payment, however, there are rights you have as a consumer. Know your rights and do not let Allied Interstate Inc harass you. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is in place to help protect you from collections harassment.
The restrictions include, but are not limited to:
- keeping debt collection calls between the hours of 8am and 9pm
- refraining from continuous, abusive, and harassing calls
- avoiding reaching out to consumers at their place of employment
- lying about debt amount
- lying/exaggerating about actions that can be taken due to non-payment (jail, etc)
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If you feel as if you are being harassed, contact us today to get a free consultation. We can assess the situation and stop the calls asap. Call (877) 735-8600.
Major Cases Filed Against Allied Interstate, Inc.
Cash v. Allied Interstate, Inc., 2005 WL 1186189 (S.D. Tex. May 18, 2005)
Collection notice stating that the debt collector may send the debt to an attorney, recommend a law suit, or send the debt back to the original creditor was not found to be misleading, deceptive, or a violation of the FDCPA. These actions were legal possibilities.
A debt collection notice sent to the consumer stating that the consumer only had 10 days to pay was considered to be threatening. After ten days, no actual action was taken, so this notice was false and misleading.
Stebbins v. Allied Account Servs., 1991 U.S. Dist. LEXIS
21778 (D. Conn. Sept. 9, 1991). Collector violated the FDCPA by sending a notice to the consumer stating that the consumer should call the debt collector.
This contradicts the fact that the consumer is required to dispute and request validation in writing.
Acheampongtieku v. Allied Interstate, Inc., 2005 WL
2036153 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 24, 2005). Debt collector did not violate the FDCPA because they gave the consumer an opportunity to dispute the debt before they reported it to the credit bureaus.
Allied Interstate, Inc. Contact Information
|Address||435 Ford Road #800|