Date Received: 2017-05-02T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Written notification about debt
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I received several calls from XXXX at the end of XXXX . I answered several times and there was silence or a hang-up. In late XXXX they called again. I answered and the party identified themselves as being from LJ Ross a debt collection firm. They asked me to identify myself which I did and they proceeded to tell me that there was a bill owing XXXX ( XXXX ) from a house I had sold in PA for approxiametely XXXX . I told them I was never notified about any owing amount and said I would call XXXX to verify. At no time did I receive any form of written communication either from XXXX or LJ Ross . To my knowledge all bills were paid at closing of house sale. I called XXXX and indeed verified the debt and that LJ Ross was their collection agency. I then called LJ Ross and immediately paid the bill but they had reported it to credit bureau. I never received anything in writing to notify me of their legitimacy or the debts legitimacy or dispute it. They had my current address on file and XXXX had my email address on file. Totally inappropriate action on their part and quite disturbing. Not to mention inappropriate reporting to credit bureau.
Company: LJ Ross Associates
State/Zip: NY 100XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2472710
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