Local man sues Publishers Clearing House for consumer credit violations

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (BY: KYLA ASBURY, WEST VIRGINIA RECORD) – A man is suing Publishers Clearing House after he claims it violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act.

Leslie Keith Williams became in arrears upon an alleged indebtedness to Publishers Clearing and the defendant began to engage in collection of the indebtedness through the use of telephone calls placed to the plaintiff and by written communications, according to a complaint filed June 21 in Fayette Circuit Court.

 Williams claims the defendant violated the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act by attempting to collect a debt by coercion and engaging in unreasonable or oppressive or abusive conduct toward the plaintiff in connection with the attempt to collect a debt.
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