CFPB Debt Collection Complaint Ranking*:

#94 of 2,458 Companies

Lawsuits, Penalties, or Sanctions:

HECHT v. UNITED COLLECTION BUREAU, INC. (Argued: March 28, 2012.) United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. Docket No. 11-1327.

WALLS v. UNITED COLLECTION BUREAU, INC. (May 16, 2012.) United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division. No. 11 C 6026.

WINBERRY v. UNITED COLLECTION BUREAU, INC. (March 17, 2010.) United States District Court, M.D. Alabama, Southern Division. Civil Action No. 1:09cv240-WHA.

Location and Contact Details:

5620 Southwyck Blvd Ste 206
Toledo, OH 43614-1501
Phone: (419) 866-6227
Fax: (419) 866-5130
Harold “Sam” S. Rickard, III, Owner and Chairman
Sanju K. Sharma, Owner and CEO
Colene McNinch, Compliance Officer

Business Model:

United Collection Bureau, Inc. provides debt collection and accounts receivable management services. It serves various industries, including commercial, credit card, education, financial, government, healthcare, telecommunications, and utilities. The company was formerly known as UCB, Inc. founded in 1959.

UCB allegedly threatens to deport an elderly U.S citizen who speaks only Spanish.

* 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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Michael F. Cardoza, Esq.
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