Allied Business Services, a Zeeland-based debt collector, is located in MI. There are a number of complaints against Allied Business Services. These include violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, such as releasing information about debt to third parties and failing to notify debtors when accounts have been reported to collection agencies. Before you take any action if you are contacted by this debt collector.
Is Allied Business Services a fraud?
They are legit. Services has been in collections for an incredible 68 years. These years of experience have earned Allied Business Services credibility in the collection world. Be sure to ask about your debt and not write off the collection company as a fraud.
Business Services has been accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and earned an “A” rating with the BBB. This approval and professional ties give the company more credibility and make it a trusted business. Mrs. Jessica Lewis is the general manager of Business Services. According to dnb.com this collection company has a total revenue of $3.68million and 30 employees.
Who does Services collect for?
According to Allied Business Services the company is “located in Michigan and has been fulfilling the collection needs for hospitals, financial institutions, and major creditors since 1953.” Services specializes only in these areas of collection. Although it is highly likely that your alleged credit card debt is from one of these collections, it is important to contact the company to verify the account, and to discuss details about your alleged debt. If the debt is not resolved, it is possible for one collection account to become many reports on your credit file.
What are the complaints against Allied Business Services (MBS)?
There are currently many complaints about Business Services posted on the Better Business Bureau. According to the BBB this collection company has had 17 complaints closed over the past 3 years, 7 closed over the last 12 month, and four 1 star customer reviews.
Google Reviews also lists 56 complaints about Services, which has been awarded 1.6 stars. WalletHub reviews have 8 reviews and the company is awarded 2.4 stars. The complaints allege that the collection company used unethical collection practices and violated the FDCPA. Even more serious, the collection company could also have been a subject to a number of lawsuits and sanctions. According to Public Access to Court Electronic Records (“PACER”) which reports all federal complaints in the U.S. federal docket, it could have been.