American Legal Process Charged with “Sewer Service”

The New York Law Journal – Court Papers Went Undelivered; Process Server Faces Charges

A company hired to serve debt collection lawsuits to thousands of cash-strapped New Yorkers did not bother to deliver the papers much of the time, leaving many people unaware they had been sued until the case was over and their bank accounts were frozen, authorities said yesterday.

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed criminal fraud charges against the firm, American Legal Process, of Lynbrook, and its owner and president, William Singler.

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3 thoughts on “American Legal Process Charged with “Sewer Service”

  1. CPLR STATES THAT IF ANY PAPER IS SUBSERVED, A FOLLOW UP NOTICE IS MAILED BY THE PROCESS SERVING COMPANY AND FURTHER THE ATTORNEYS OFFICE ALWAYS SENDS OUT ADDITIONAL NOTICE TO THE DEBTOR…..

    THIS IS JUST ANOTHER CASE OF PROTECT THE DEADBEATS THAT COST ALL OF US ADDITIONAL $$$$

  2. You need to reread the article. Process documents were not served; but affidavits were fabricated. That’s why they took the fellow away in handcuffs.

    “Sewer Service” is a standard practice of some unscrupulous collection agencies and firms, in violation of the FDCPA.

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