CFPB Complaint

Mandarich Law Group, LLP – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-10-26T00:00:00.000

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: This is a case of a debt collector sending a written communication that looks like or is falsely represented to be an official document from a court which is against Federal law. Mandarich Law Group ” served ” unfiled pleadings on me, a Complaint and Summons. The Summons read that I had to file a response to the Summons within 20 days or a default judgment could be made against me. Neither the Complaint nor the Summons had Case Numbers and they were not conformed copies from the Court Clerk. The unfiled Summons made it appear that I had to take immediate action and when I attempted to do so, found that it was unnecessary and a waste of time because there was no case filed against me. This is clearly a tactic to make a person feel intimidated and scared about legal action when none has been taken. According to Federal law : It is illegal for a debt collector to send a written communication that looks like or is falsely represented to be an official document from a court. That is exactly what Mandarich Law Group did to me.

Company: Mandarich Law Group, LLP

State/Zip: WA

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3057023

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