This morning my ex-husband called to tell me he had received a call from a “process server” asking for my current address so he could “serve me court papers regarding a debt”. My ex-husband (who I get along very well with and is a PI) refused to give the information. He was then asked for SSN. Again, this was refused. Not more than 1/2 hour later my daughter (who has been out of the house for 8 years in the Air Force) received a voicemail on her cell phone (that thankfully also transcribes all of her voicemails which she sent to me) a message that they are trying to reach me with “very important documents with my SSN on them”. Each time the numbers were blocked, there was a case number left, a mans name and a phone number to call.
I then, very shortly after, received a voicemail with the same information, but different person’s name. (today is Monday, on Friday I had received 4 missed calls from a blocked num ber ~ I’m assuming it was them…) So, I first researched my credit report (who else would call but a credit agency and like THIS…?) and saw nothing but 2 very old cases (one a paid tax lien and the other an old foreclosure which takes 10 years to come off).
I also found this website and checked with my local courts; no papers filed against me. I then researched my states laws in regards to recording phone calls (and called my brother who is an attorney). Then, I called them and immediately told them I was going to be recording our call. Coincidentally, when their end answers it ALSO says they are recording me… I was transferred 3 times after each time telling the person I would be recording our call and I wanted to know what this was about. I did give them my “case number”.
The final woman I ended up with “Isabelle Green” was extremely angry that I would “threaten her” (which she repeated over and over and over) with recording the call and SHE would seek legal advice against ME (I did indeed make sure I was following our state law in this regards and wanted it recorded as I read about so many of these places tactics on this website). I let her know (in between her constant repeats of how I was threatening her) that I wanted to know what this was about, to stop contacting my family as they obviously already had my number and that I would be filing a formal complaint against them. I did tell her I was already recording and would continue to do so. She then hung up on me. The names: Alicia Strand, Richard Taylor and Isabelle Green were used in the different voicemails.
Consumer Action Taken:
I called and tried to ask what it was about. The lady became very angry that I said I was recording the conversation for my own protection and hung up on me despite me asking over and over what my “case” was about.
Date This Problem Happened: October 13, 2014
State You Live in: California
Age Range: 36-50
Total Amount of Fee Paid:
Company Name: Coastline Associates / CF Group and Associates
751 S. Weir Canyon RD# 157406
Anaheim Hills, CA 92808
Company Telephone Number: 888-512-6312
Website of Company: cfgroupandassociates.com
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