Is 800-806-3342 Calling You? Sue Them for $500-$1,500!
If you’ve been receiving calls from 800-806-3342, chances are you’re sick of the telephone harassment. Thankfully, you don’t have to put up with the debt collector abuse. You can sue the caller and recover up to $1,500 per call. Here’s what you need to know about 800-806-3342:
- 800-806-3342 is a number used by Allied Interstate.
- Allied Interstate is a debt collection agency based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Allied Interstate has been in hot water with both the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Federal Trade Commission, and paid a $1.75 million fine to the FTC.
- Allied Interstate’s collection activities include collecting on defaulted student loans on behalf of the Department of Education.
Calls from 800-806-3342 Can Put You on Edge
Here’s the bottom line…. When Allied Interstate calls from 800-806-3342, the debt collection agency can put you on edge. Around the web, consumer discussion boards are filled with complaints about calls from 800-806-3342. Here are just a few samples of what consumers are saying:
- One harassed consumer reported, “They say they want to speak to Timothy. I tell them there is no one here by that name. They say that they will remove me from the call list. I get another call a week later and it’s the same routine.”
- Another noted, “I am being harassed by frequent calls from this number telling me to call them back with a vague reference to a debt.”
- A third wrote, “I have received daily recorded messages on machine regarding ‘debt Information’ with nothing else but a phone number.”
Phone harassment is an all-too-common tactic of debt collection agencies. In today’s technological age, pre-recorded messages (robocalls) and automated dialing systems mean that most debt collection agencies autodial consumers, and only connect them with a live person when a consumer actually answers the phone. Unfortunately, this also means that when the technology goes haywire, consumers are made to suffer even further.
More Complaints About 800-806-3342
There are hundreds of other complaints on consumer discussion boards about calls from 800-806-3342. Here are just a few:
- “They call twice a day leave no messages. When I try to answer there is only indistinguishable noise on the other end. I have no credit issues.”
- “I have received daily recorded messages regarding ‘debt Information’ with nothing else but a phone number.”
- “They call my cell phone several times a day. I’m a nanny and can’t have my phone ringing all the time. If it’s so important to call me four or five times a day, then why don’t they leave a message?”
- I receive probably about 50 calls every day from this number. They have never left a message.”
When you’re on the receiving end of phone calls from 800-806-3342, it can be unnerving. One consumer wrote “I have blocked the number, and I still get three to four calls a day.”
The Power of the Law is Behind You
While it’s awful to be victimized by debt collector harassment, the good news is that you can put a stop to the abuse. The federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) says that you can sue harassing debt collectors in federal court and recover up to $1,000.
In addition, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act gives you the right to sue harassing callers in federal court and recover up to $500 – or triple that amount if the caller knowingly and willfully violated the law.
If you’ve been receiving phone calls from 800-806-3342, it’s time to call Lemberg & Associates. Here’s why:
- Lemberg & Associates has helped more than 8,000 clients recover more than $20 million.
- We can help you sue debt collectors under the FDCPA, and it won’t cost you a dime. Our legal representation is 100% free because debt collection agencies that violate the law are required to pay our fees.
- We can also help you sue harassing callers under the TCPA. You don’t have to pay a dime in out-of-pocket expenses. We work for you on a contingency basis and only get paid if we win.
So why wait? To stop debt collectors in their tracks, call Lemberg & Associates or complete the form to the right. We’ll fight for the justice you deserve.
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