As we saw the recent guilty plea by William Singler, head of American Legal Process, for his fraudulent process serving scheme, another class has cropped up in New York. Fueled by the recessionary rise in consumer debts, and the corresponding rise third-party debt buyers who buy that debt for pennies on the dollar, New York consumer credit actions have exploded. With that, comes opportunity for abuse.
The defendants are "LR Credit, " Mel S. Harris & Associates, and the process serving company, Samserv, Inc. The plaintiff's law firm is Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady.