I received a call today at 10:28 from an unavailable number, stating that she was a process server and was going to be issuing me a summons to appear in court. She said that she had to go to court right now, and that she would serve me either tonight or tomorrow morning. She said that she couldn't give me any information about it, except that I could call ACS Legal Group at 1-888-317-2069 and gave me a docket number.
I called and asked for the Legal Outsourcing Department, to which I spoke with Megan Oliver. She stated that I am being served a summons because of an internet payday loan that was taken out in March 2009 through PDL Ventures was never paid. I currently owe $390.00 as long as I pay the amount before March 31st.
She said that because I called in, it put a "hold" on my account and I will no longer be issued a summons since I have called her. She stated that at letter went out to my address within the last 60 days and that since I didn't respond to that letter, I was being served. I told her I never received a lettler and I verified with her my correct address.
I had MANY internet payday loans out during that year, and I can't honestly say if I have paid this one off or not. I will have to check all of my receipts.
I have no idea how the court system works, but I'm assuming that this is not the correct way to handle things! She kept commenting on the urgancey in my voice and telling me to calm down, that everything would be okay since I called in and spoke to her.