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Gold Key Credit, Inc., is a nationwide debt collector with its offices located at: 16070 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, FL 34604, Phone: (352) 848-0322. Its client base includes ER physicians nationwide and national level medical billing companies. Gold Key Credit was founded in 1996 and conducts early out collections along with conventional debt collection. Like many other debt collection companies Gold Key Credit works on a contingency basis. This means that the debt collection agency doesn’t get paid unless they collect on a debt. Gold Key Credit focuses on collecting medical debt, and uses such things as demand letters, debt collection telephone calls, credit bureau reporting, and lawsuits so as to collect on debt. As of April 2017, the Better Business Bureau reported 45 closed Gold Key Credit complaints over the previous few decades, including 5 closed Gold Key Credit complaints over the past 12 months. Moreover, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) lists 47 closed Gold Key Credit complaints for 2016.
During calendar 2017, seven lawsuits were filed against Gold Key Credit in Florida federal court under the consumer protection laws dealing with unfair collection practices.
In James Szollosi v. Gold Key Credit, Inc., Case No. 8:2015-cv-01535, the consumer alleged that he received a collection letter from Gold Key that was deceptive in that it was susceptible to containing terms having two different meanings, one of which is accurate. The plaintiff/consumer contended that the collection letter be read from the perspective of the “least sophisticated consumer.”
In Jennifer Dutton v. Gold Key Credit, Inc., Case No. 8:2015-cv-01119, the consumer alleged that Gold Key Credit failed to convey to the consumer the “name of the creditor to whom the debt is owed.”
In Camille Wadsworth v. Gold Key Credit, Inc., Case No. 8:2015-cv-01118, the consumer alleged that that Gold Key Credit failed to convey to the consumer the “name of the creditor to whom the debt is owed.”
In Hodgkins v. Gold Key Credit, filed in Orange County Court, the consumer was a disbled, decorated veteran who was wrongully billed for a debt that was paid by the Veterans Administration. [The allegations in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act lawsuit described in this article are the plaintiff’s version of the facts and must be proven with competent evidence. Moreover, these allegations may be denied or disproven by the defendants.]
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