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Afni, Inc., Complaints and Lawsuits

CFPB Debt Collection Complaint Ranking*:

#17 of 2,458 Companies

Lawsuits, Penalties, or Sanctions:

BUCKLEY v. AFNI, INC. (January 6, 2016.) United States District Court, S.D. Indiana, Indianapolis Division. No. 1:14-cv-01275-TAB-WTL 

HALE v. AFNI, INC. (January 26, 2010.) United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division. No. 08 CV 3918.

HALE v. AFNI, INC. (October 23, 2009.) United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division. No. 08 CV 3918.

Location and Contact Details:

404 Brock Dr
Bloomington, IL 61701-2654
Phone: (309) 828-5226
Fax: (877) 435-8073

Bruce F. Griffin, CEO/Chairman

Alicia McKeighan, Ethics Contact

1310 Martin Luther King Dr
Bloomington, IL 61701-1465
Phone: (309) 828-5226
Fax: (309) 828-0931

Bruce F. Griffin, CEO/Chairman

Alicia McKeighan, Ethics Contact

Business Model:

Afni, Inc. is a privately-held third party collections agency. It specializes in providing outsourcing solutions to the communications, insurance and healthcare sectors. Headquartered in Bloomington, Illinois (2 locations); also has locations in several states and the Philippines.

Started in 1936 by Louis V. Slavens as “Slavens Collection Agency,” it was purchased by Earl Anderson in 1976. Bruce F. Griffin joined in 1985 as General Manager. He implemented the concept of satellite offices reporting to a central hub and changed the name to Anderson Financial Network, Inc. The name changed again to Afni, Inc. in June 2000.

In 2004, Afni received a $25 million revolving line of credit from NewStar Business Credit.

* Ranking determined by the overall number of debt collection complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as of year-end 2015 and should be considered in context of company size and/or market share. See the CFPB debt collection complaint database in real-time here

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