Quincy, MA asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for Massachusetts

Q: can i sue a well reputable debt collector for saying a credit card company is going to file a lawsuit against me?

MCM contacted me saying one of the debts i owe to a credit card company is now in collections but the guy threatening me that the credit card company is going to file a lawsuit against me, he didn't say if he had proof or anything and made me pay fast.

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Christopher Tolley
Christopher Tolley
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Boston, MA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: Debt collectors are not supposed to threaten to file suit unless they actually intend to do so. However, if you owe the money and you are inclined to pay you may want to treat this as an opportunity to make a settlement favorable to you.

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