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Colorado AG Sues United Credit Recovery

The Attorney General of Colorado, John Suthers, recently announced that his office filed suit against United Credit Recovery. The lawsuit alleges that United Credit Recovery (also known as UCR) bought debt portfolios from US Bank and Wells Fargo Bank. A press release issued by Suthers’ office said that the company then allegedly used consumers’ account information to “create hundreds of thousands of fake affidavits purporting to describe and to verify debt owed by consumers.” United Credit Recovery apparently both collected on the debt themselves and resold the debt (and fake affidavits) to other debt collection agencies.

The lawsuit alleges that debt collection agency GTF Services used the law firm Standley & Associates to file more than 300 lawsuits against Colorado consumers, and asks the court to compensate those consumers.

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Sergei Lemberg

Sergei Lemberg is the principal at Lemberg & Associates, a consumer law firm that defends consumer rights in the areas of fair debt collection law, fair credit law, and lemon law, among others. He is regularly labeled by the debt collection industry as one of the “most active consumer attorneys” in the U.S.

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