Allied Cash Advance
In 2009, Arleo Law Firm filed a lawsuit against Allied Cash Advance California: Merced County, California. Plaintiff alleged claims under the California Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act against payday loan lender Allied Cash Advance. Plaintiff alleged that Allied Cash Advance violated the California Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by attempting to collect $300. Plaintiff alleged that Allied Cash Advance called her numerous times at Plaintiff’s place of employment when Plaintiff had requested that Allied Cash Advance not contact her at work. Plaintiff also alleged that Allied Cash Advance submitted post-dated checks to Plaintiff’s bank without permission and causing overdraft fees to Plaintiff’s bank account. Plaintiff also alleged that the manager of the Los Banos Allied Cash Advance office followed Plaintiff while she was driving and into her bank demanding payment of the alleged debt. Plaintiff also alleged that she sent a letter to Allied Cash Advance requesting that it cease contacting her on the phone but even after receiving the letter, Allied Cash Advance continued to telephone Plaintiff. This lawsuit was settled approximately three months after it was filed. Plaintiff received maximum statutory damages under the California Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act as well as monetary damages for emotional distress.
California financial regulators are warning consumers about online payday loan risks
Los Angeles Times article / Aug 16, 2012
Allied Cash Advance is very active in the California counties of San Diego, San Bernardino, Fresno, Los Angeles and San Francisco, and most other California cities and counties. When contacted by Allied Cash Advance, remember that this creditor is subject to debt collection laws of California. It’s a good idea to keep a call log identifying calls from Allied Cash Advance (caller’s name, date, time, purpose, etc.) and to take accurate notes memorializing the contents of any conversation. These items could be helpful, should facts and evidence develop indicating that they have broken the law in the pursuit of collecting an alleged debt. Here is a suggested call log for you to use.
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Under federal law, debt collectors cannot call your cell phone without your consent.
Under California law, debt collectors cannot record telephone conversations without your consent. If a debt collector indicates that they are recording or monitoring the telephone call, and you don’t want your calls to be recorded or monitored, then tell them!
If you are a California resident and are being harassed for a debt by Allied Cash Advance, I would be happy to visit with you about how to stop the collection abuse. There is no consultation fee.