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Forster & Garbus LLP purchases old consumer debts and collects on these debts through debt collection measures, including telephone calls and filing debt collection lawsuits against creditors in Nassau County & Suffolk County District & Supreme Courts.
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About Forster & Garbus, LLP
Forster & Garbus LLP was organized on July 21, 2009, in the State of New York as a domestic registered limited liability partnership. It operates as both a debt-collection agency and a debt-collection law firm, employing both non-attorney debt collectors whose primary method of collection involves making telephone calls to consumers, as well as attorneys who handle litigation.The principal member of Forster & Garbus LLP is Mark Alan Garbus, an attorney who attended law school at St. John’s University School of Law, and was admitted to the practice of law in 1968. Garbus was born in 1943 and is a resident of Hicksville, New York. Forster & Garbus LLP maintains an office at 60 Motor Parkway, Commack, New York 11725-5710, which is located within the Town of Smithtown in Suffolk County, New York. Their telephone number is (631) 393-9400.Forster & Garbus LLP collects debts allegedly owed to original creditors, as well as to third-party debt buyers. Its collection methods include sending letters to consumers and making telephone calls to them. Forster & Garbus LLP also brings civil actions against consumers in various courts, including those in Nassau and Suffolk County, New York. Most of the debts Forster & Garbus LLP attempts to collect are on a contingency fee basis, i.e., their fee is based on a percentage of the amount they collect. Among the debt-collection clients of Forster & Garbus LLP are Citibank (South Dakota), N.A.; Discover Bank; Capital One Bank (USA), N.A.; Credigy Receivables, Inc. a/p/o Discover; and LVNV Funding LLC a/p/o Sears.Forster & Garbus LLP, like many debt collectors, has been the subject of complaints and law suits, and has been sued in both federal and state courts. Federal lawsuits against Forster & Garbus LLP include a recent suit brought in the Eastern District of New York entitled Glauber v Forster and Garbus LLP, US Dist Ct, ED NY, case No. 13-cv-00317, in which it is alleged that Forster & Garbus LLP violated certain provisions of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Lawsuits in state court include Sierra v Forster & Garbus, Sup Ct, Bronx County, index No. 017547/1998; and a noteworthy case involving debt-collection practices, in which many debt-collection firms were named as party-defendants, Forster & Garbus LLP being the first named defendant: Pfau v Forster & Garbus, Sup Ct, Erie County, index No. 008236/2009.Many debt collectors are found to have violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. However, the fact that a complaint is filed or that a lawsuit is commenced does not mean that a debt collector is guilty of any wrongdoing. The above information about Forster & Garbus LLP is derived from several online sources, both official and private. For that reason, while we believe the above information to be true and current, we cannot guarantee its accuracy. Merely reporting the fact that a civil action has been commenced does not, in any way, imply any particular outcome or disposition of the action; and none should be inferred from the above information.
Forster & Garbus LLP maintains an office at 60 Motor Parkway, Commack, New York 11725-5710