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Harassed by Collection Agency Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC in New York or New Jersey?

By: Robert J. Nahoum

Harassed by Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC?

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC is an infamous collection agency and debt buyer, buying up portfolios of old debt from banks, credit card companies, hospitals, doctors, cell phone companies and car companies for pennies on the dollar.  The debt buyers then try to collect the full amount from consumers, plus interest, penalties, late fees, overdraft fees, attorney’s fees and whatever other kinds of fees they can dream up.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC is a debt collection agency who often collects consumer debts on behalf of its affiliate Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC.  The two Palisades are separate entities on paper only, in reality the two are the same, operating from the same location and under the same ownership.  Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC is a debt collection agency while Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC is a vehicle for their owners and investors to buy up portfolios of old debt from banks, credit card companies, hospitals, doctors, cell phone companies and car companies for pennies on the dollar. Debt buyers like Palisades Acquisition XVI, LLC then try to collect the full amount from consumers, plus interest, penalties, late fees, overdraft fees, attorney’s fees and whatever other kinds of fees they can dream up.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC regularly make debt collection phone calls from (800) 772-1413, (800)-331-0500, (866)-925-7109, (800) 383-8013, and is located at:

120 Corporate Boulevard
Norfolk, VA 23502

Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC is a notorious violator of federal debt collection laws known as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) and is sued regularly by consumers for these violations.  The FDCPA is a federal law that regulates the collection of consumer debts. It precludes third party debt collectors from using false, misleading, deceptive and harassing debt collection tactics.

Accusations against collection agencies like Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC include

If Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC has been harassing you, consider hiring a qualified attorney experienced in debt defense and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.  If a debt buyer like Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC violates the FDCPA, you can sue it for statutory damages up to $1,000.00 plus actual damages (like pain and suffering) and your attorney’s fees.  In FDCPA cases, most good consumer lawyers don’t charge their clients a penny out of pocket.

The Law Offices of Robert J. Nahoum, P.C
(845) 232-0202
www.nahoumlaw.com
info@nahoumlaw.com

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