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This business is not BBB accredited.
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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that raised the rating for Forster & Garbus include:
- Length of time business has been operating.
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
- Response to 24 complaint(s) filed against business.
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
- BBB has sufficient background information on this business.
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||7|
|Total Closed Complaints||24|
Additional Complaint Information
Reports to the Bureau allege that Forster & Garbus attempts to collect debts consumers have already paid. Consumers also complain that they have been charged 5 times the original debt owed, and that the company is unwilling to negotiate any sort of payment plan.
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Ronald Forster, Partner Mr. Ronald Foster, Partner
COLLECTION AGENCIES LAWYERS
Forster & Garbus has informed the BBB that it is affiliated with "Professional Credit Services, Inc.", which is owned and operated by the same principals and is also located at 500 Bi County Blvd., Ste. 350, Farmingdale. According to the firms' principals, both firms operate independently of each other. A separate report is available on "Professional Credit Services, Inc."