New York Debt Consolidation Agencies Class Action Settlement
The debt collection FDCPA class action lawsuit settlement is open to two Settlement Classes:
Injunctive Settlement Class Members – includes all individuals who were or could have been sued in any New York court by Mel S. Harris & Associates, LLC (or by any other counsel as directed by Mel S. Harris & Associates, LLC), as counsel for LR Credit. Every Class Member whose alleged debt is or was owned by LR Credit is part of the Settlement Injunctive Class, no matter whether he or she ever made a payment to LR Credit (or any of its subsidiaries).
Money Settlement Class Members includes every person sued in any New York court by Mel S. Harris & Associates, LLC, as counsel for LR Credit (or by any other counsel as directed by Mel S. Harris & Associates, LLC), and against whom a default judgment was obtained. All Class Members who are a part of the Money Settlement Class are also Members of the Injunctive Settlement Class.
Members of either Settlement Class who paid money to the defendants or whose judgment was sold to a third party may be entitled to a portion of the Money Settlement if they submit a valid Claim Form.
minimum of $100
Proof of Purchase
Monique Sykes, et al. v. Mel S. Harris and Associates LLC, et al.,
Case No. 1:09-cv-08486-DC
District Court for the Southern District of New York
This lawsuit alleges that the defendants engaged in fraudulent debt collection which included schemes like failing to serve summons.