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WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES, INC. – CFPB Complaint

By on July 25, 2017

Date Received: 2017-05-05T00:00:00

Product: Medical debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: As I gathered information to give to the STATE ‘S ATTORNEY GENERAL. I did a search for WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES license. I have found they are in direct violation of TENNESSEE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT 62-20-101 . WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES does not have a license in the state of TENNESSEE. They can not collect on a debt. TENNESSEE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT 62-20-105 states no person shall commence, conduct or operate any collection service business in this state unless such person holds a valid collection service license issued by the board under this chapter, or prior stat law. TENNESSEE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT 62-20-108 ( a ) ( 1 ) Every collection service shall have, for each location at which it conducts business a location manager who has submitted an application on a form prescribed by the board. TENNESSEE FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT 62-20-123 states a willful violation of this chapter, or any rule lawfully promulgated thereunder, is a Class C misdemeanor. WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES is in direct violation. This will be the last communication I send before sending my evidence to the STATE ‘S ATTORNEY GENERAL OFFICE.

Company: WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES, INC.

State/Zip: TN 370XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2477122

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