First Source Advantage, a collection agency, apparently calls from call centers in the India and the United States using the following telephone numbers :
(800) 430-7345 or 800-430 7345
(222) 222-4028 or 222-222-4028
(407) 323-2954 or 407-323-2954
(407) 329-3574 or 407-329-3574
(407) 929-3574 or 407-929-3574
(716) 213-4502 or 716-213-4502
(716) 213-5209 or 716-213-5209
(716) 213-5654 or 716-213-5654
(716) 564-4377 or 716-564-4377
(716) 564-4905 or 716-564-4905
First Source Advantage apparently uses the following numbers as return telephone numbers :
(800) 430-7345 or 800-430-7345
(866) 798-7783 or 866-798-7783
I provide information concerning collection agencies to assist consumers in their on-line search for information. When I do so, I am not stating or implying anything about how the collection agency collects debts.
Firstsource Solutions Limited, Firstsource Advantage, LLC’s parent corporation, is a business processing outsourcing company based in India. Much of FirstSource Advantage’s operations are based in India. First Source Advantage’s business includes debt collection. Firstsource Solutions Limited is publicly traded in India.
On March 31, 2012, Firstsource Advantage, LLC filed an Annual Report with the Florida Division of Corporations stating that the company’s headquarter’s address is :
205 Bryant Woods South
Amherst, New York 14228
The company’s legal name is “Firstsource Advantage, LLC” rather than “First Source”. Firstsource Advantage, LLC is a limited liability company registered with the State of New York on April 27, 1995. Firstsource Advantage, LLC is a subsidiary of Firstsoucre Solutions Limited. Firstsource Solutions Limited employs over 10,000 people worldwide including in India, the United States, and the United Kingdom. First Source Advantage’s website is : http://www.firstsource (which is a “.com”).
Firstsource Advantage, LLC registered with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Secretary of State to transact business in Florida on January 18, 2008. According to Firstsource’s registation with the Florida Secretary of State, the “[n]ature of businesses or purposes to be conducted or promoted in Florida” is “debt collection via telephone and mail.”
FirstSource is licensed to collect consumer debts in the State of Florida. Firstsource Collections’ Indian parent has stated that Firstsource collects as first party and third party. (“First Party” means that a collection agency or its affiliate purchased the account.)
Although Firstsource Advantage has registered with the Florida Secretary of State to do business in Florida, Firstsource does not sue Florida consumers. Nor am I aware of Firstsource suing consumers who reside in any other state.
During the period beginning January 1, 2010, and ending December 31, 2011, Firstsource Advantage was sued in approximately 144 lawsuits in federal courts which alleged that Firstsource Advantage, LLC violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. For more information about consumers’ FDCPA lawsuits against First Source Advantage, click on First Source Advantage.
Consumers who received incoming calls from First Source Advantage from telephone numbers that we did not list are encouraged to share these telephone numbers by commenting. We will attempt to verify the numbers and add them to our list. Consumers who First Source Advantage has attempted to collect a debt from are welcome to comment about their experiences with First Source Advantage.
If you are a Florida resident who is receiving calls from FirstSource Advantage or other collection agencies, you are welcome to complete the Collection Contact Form in the right hand column. You are also welcome to call my office. If you live in Florida, I will contact you to discuss your rights and how I may be able to help you.
For more information about consumers’ FDCPA lawsuits against First Source Advantage, click on First Source Advantage.
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