Collection Bureau of America Ltd. – CFPB Complaint ID 2539953

Date Received: 2017-06-05T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: False statements or representation

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: COLLECTION BUREAU OF AMERICA ACCOUNT NO. XXXX is trying to collect for XXXX XXXX AKA XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX .THE DEBT IS BASED ON FRAUD OF XXXX XXXX .In early 2015 I ordered XXXX XXXX at a local XXXX ; the service was sold to me at $ XXXX /mo.On the very 1st bill I discovered there were added surcharges and fees far in excess of the XXXX XXXX /mo. I h ad agreed to.I called the company, we tried to have a meeting of the minds … but they insisted on staying their ground and overcharge me what I was sold..So I tol d them to come pick up their equipment..I do n’t like being lied to when sold a service.We had 3 diff erent appointments at our home to pick up the equipment. XXXX was a no-show all 3 times and now they fraudulently bill me as if they are selling me their equipment as well, that XXXX WO N’T COME GET ! It is stil l sitting at my house. When I checked the Better Business Bureau It became obvious that this is a widespread financial fraud and that this is XXXX / XXXX pattern and practice to defraud holding the negative credit bureau reporting as leverage to extort monies not owed.THE DEBT APPEARS ON XXXX , XXXX AND XXXX

Company: Collection Bureau of America Ltd.

State/Zip: CA 922XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: No

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2539953

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