MRS Associates – MRS BPO LLC Collection Complaints. Stop the calls

Many consumers bring up complaints about harassing collection calls

MRS Associates or MRS BPO LLC,  is a debt collection agency, which receives a lot of consumer complaints to our law firm for debt harassment. Find out who they are, why they might calling, and how you can stop them.

What is MRS Associates?

MRS Associates is a third-party debt collector based in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, with a second office in Westerville, Ohio. The company was founded in 1991, giving them over 25 years of experience in the field of debt collecting. They claim to have collected close to $1 billion since 2005. The family-owned debt collection agency, which is also known as MRS Associates, employs more than 500 people between their multiple offices.

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Is MRS Associates a scam?

MRS Associates is a legitimate collection agency with an extensive history of harassing consumers over debt. It conducts first-party and third-party collections on behalf of a variety of industries, including retail, education, financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, and utilities. MRS BPO reaches consumers via letters and telephone calls, and utilizes skip tracing to collect and update information on consumers. They rank consumers according to their likelihood to pay, and submit reports to the major credit bureaus.

How many Complaints are there against MRS Associates?

As of April 2017, the Better Business Bureau reported 81 closed MRS Associates complaints within the previous three years, including 29 closed  complaints within the previous 12 months. The BBB gives MRS BPO an A+ rating. In addition, Justia lists 38 MRS BPO complaints filed in federal court in the past year alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, one alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and one alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Furthermore, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lists 68 closed complaints for 2016.

Contact Information

1930 Olney Ave
Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Phone Number: 888-334-5677

Can MRS Associates Sue Me or Garnish My Wages?

It is illegal for a debt collector to threaten to sue you or garnish your wages. It is also unlikely MRS would sue you for a debt you may not owe or they cannot validate. However, debt collection agencies are known to have summoned debtors to court and garnish wages after a default judgement. Contacting an attorney BEFORE this could possibly happen would be a smart move. We’ve helped thousands of consumers fight back against unscrupulous debt collection harassers. Find out if we can help you too today!

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Can you help me file a No Fee Lawsuit against MRS Associates?

Absolutely. Here is a Sample Case Filed in Federal Court

In 2013, a magistrate judge in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, granted partial summary judgment to the consumer in Dauval v. MRS BPO for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act. According to the magistrate judge’s decision, the undisputed facts were that Chase Bank hired MRS BPO to collect a credit card debt from the consumer, and MRS Associates called the consumer’s workplace more than 23 times. During three of the calls, the debt collector spoke to a person. The first two times, the debt collectors left messages with a reference number. Then, the consumer called and told MRS Associates not to call him at work because he could get fired. The debt collector noted on his record not to call his work. Then another of the agency’s debt collectors called the consumer’s work and left a message. The consumer again called and said he couldn’t get phone calls at work, and that he was filing for bankruptcy. The debt collector removed his work number so that he couldn’t be called there again. The consumer alleged that the debt collector told him the calls would continue until he provided her bankruptcy information. The court determined that MRS Associates had violated provisions of the FCCPA and the FDCPA, and granted partial summary judgment.

MRS Associates BPO Calling You?

Understand your debt collection rights

So as to prevent the abusive practices of some debt collectors, Congress passed a law that prohibits debt collectors from engaging in aggressive behavior. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) is meant to stop collection agencies from harassing consumers. Specifically, the FDCPA mandates that debt collectors refrain from using profanities and obscene language towards customers. Debt collectors are also not permitted to use violence or the threat of violence or property destruction to attempt and collect on a debt. “Debt collector” means a third party service that’s attempting to collect on a debt which you originally owed to somebody else. By way of example, if you got a credit card from shop X and owe them money, they’re not considered a debt collector since they’re not a “third party.” However, should they hire a debt collection agency or sell the debt to another company, which is extremely common if the debt isn’t paid in a particular length of time, then that agency is a “debt collector.”

Consumers may use the FDCPA for their benefit. The law allows consumers who have been victims of harassment from debt collectors to recover statutory damages of up to $1,000, plus attorney fees and court costs.

Consumers have reported this agency harassing them from the following numbers:

  • 8009325786
  • 8663567014
  • 8569889122
  • 8008193372
  • 8663567011
  • 8663567015
  • 8009324390
  • 8008406845
  • 8007166458
  • 8008955733

Want to Stop Debt Collection Harassment Now?

Your debt harassment checklist:

  • You are receiving multiple calls per week from third party collection agencies
  • You are receiving early morning or late night calls from debt collectors
  • You are recieving calls at work from a debt collection agency
  • Debt collectors are calling your friends, neighbors, or coworkers
  • Collectors are threatening you with violence, lawsuit, or arrest
  • A debt collector attempts to collect more than you owe
  • You are being threatened with negative credit reporting
  • A debt collector attempts to intimidate you
  • Criminal accusations are being made towards you
  • Use of obscene language during an attempt to collect
  • Automated robocalls are being made to your phone in an attempt to collect

If you’ve been harassed by debt collectors and even one of these has happened to you, we can help. We will fight for your rights.

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“I can not even begin to tell you how frustrated I was! I was getting call after call after call and most of them were robocallers!! I contacted your firm and you made the calls stop. I haven’t received my check yet but the calls have stopped for good and that makes me happy enough. Anything extra is just icing on the cake!”

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Can You Help Me Delete MRS Associates or MRS BPO from My Credit Report?

The short answer is yes. We can help. Call us today.

Sound Off!

Have you had a bad experience with this agency’s debt collectors? Sound off and share your experience with other visitors in the comment box below.

  • Jayson Rimes

    What’s this for on credit report

  • Valerie J

    I keep getting calls from this company called MRS Associates, they call my number, it is an automated system that tells you to please hold for a representative, then follows up with that you can not connect to call 1-866-833-3585, I asked what it was in reference to and they said well you called us. I inidicated that they called me and gave me a number to call them back. I have had calls on my home phone and cell phone. They are annoying and a couple of them rude. I do not answer their call anymore., What can I do?

  • Katlyn b

    On my credit karma it says i owe to MRS BPO then says original creditor name: 10 PPL. So i assumed maybe i didn’t completely pay off my PPL bill, but when i go to my PPL account to pay it says no money is owed. Then i got to MRS BPO site and try to pay and it asks me for an account number that i got in the mail from them, but i never received any phone calls or mail from these people. What can i do please help! This is affecting my credit score.

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