AG Todd Rokita Obtains $1.3 Million Judgment Against Debt Collector Accused of Fraud
By: Molly McCrea -
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - Attorney General Todd Rokita has obtained a $1.3 million default judgment against a Munster debt collection agency that allegedly engaged in abusive and deceptive business practices.
New Britain Financial LLC and its owner, Nelson Macwan of Illinois, allegedly committed multiple violations of the Indiana Deceptive Consumer Sales Act including threatening consumers with lawsuits, arrest, garnishments and liens without having judgments against the consumers.
The obtained judgment includes more than $300,000 in restitution for consumers, more than $1 million in civil penalties, and an order prohibiting the defendants from engaging in debt collection in or from the State of Indiana.
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