CFPB Debt Collection Complaint Ranking*:

#159 of 2,458 Companies

Lawsuits, Penalties, or Sanctions:

MAYFIELD v. ASTA FUNDING, INC. (Signed March 31, 2015.) United States District Court, S.D. New York. No. 14-CV-2591.

RITCHIE v. VAN RU CREDIT CORPORATION (July 30, 2014.) United States District Court, D. Arizona. Case Nos. 2:12-CV-01714-PHX-SMM, CV-12-1714-PHX-SMM

Location and Contact Details:

210 Sylvan Ave Ste 2
Englewood Cliffs NJ 07632 
Phone: (201) 567-5648
Gary Stern, CEO
Seth Berman, Esq., Ethics Contact

Business Model:

Asta Funding Inc. is a debt buyer and collector of distressed consumer debt. It was founded in 1995 by Arthur Stern, father of current CEO Gary Stern. Asta is publically traded.

Subsidiaries of Asta Funding are: wholly owned CBC Settlement Funding, LLC (structured settlements); 80% owned Pegasus Funding, LLC (personal injury claims funding); and wholly owned GAR Disability Advocates, LLC (social security and disability advocates).

* 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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