Date Received: 2017-05-02T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I keep getting phone calls from XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX . They claim that they are attempting to collect a payment for my pay-pal account. I have told them that I do not have, nor have I ever had, a pay-pal account. I have asked them to send me written copies of anything related to this account. They refuse to do anything unless I provide them with my social security number, which I will not do.
Company: Alliance Data Card Services
State/Zip: FL 338XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2472245
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