A class action lawsuit has been filed against NY-based North Shore Agency, alleging the use of illegal debt collection practices. The law firm of James, Hoyer, Newcomer, and Smiljanich, P.A. has filed a class action lawsuit of plaintiff Casey Joy, who alleges in the lawsuit that NorthShore Agency’s collection practices violate the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Florida’s Consumer Collection Practices Act. It is further alleged in the complaint that North Shore Agency, Inc. mass mailed threatening debt collection letters to intimidate consumers into paying non-existent debts. Further, these collection letters fail to notify customers how to challenge the validity of the debt as required by law.