Date Received: 2017-06-23T00:00:00

Product: Payday loan debt

Issue: Threatened to contact someone or share information improperly

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I was contacted by XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX from XXXX GA about a payday loan debt I took out about 2 years ago from Easy Money in XXXX TN for {$25000.00}. XXXX XXXX called me on my job and threatened me that if I did not sign a promissory note and pay them {$100.00} within i week with a credit card or debit card that he would be garnishing my wages for {$1500.00}. The following day he called my fiancee on her mothers cell phone and discussed my debt with her. He told her that I had to pay {$100.00} in 2 days then pay {$350.00}. within a very short time and if I did not do a promissory note the following day and pay the day after that that I would be served with papers that had already been approved through the court and I would have to pay {$2000.00}. My fiancee and I have just had our first child and this payment would cause a great deal of undue hardship for my family. I researched my consumer rights and the following day I received a message from XXXX XXXX on my in-laws cell phone again threatening me that if he does n’t hear from me by the end of the day I will be served garnishment papers at my job the the following day. He called back and my fiancee tried to ask him for information concerning his company, the address and the license # and documentation about the loan he rudely interrupted her saying documentation has been sent and an email was sent which it never was and that he would be sending someone to my place of business with papers in the am. He then proceeded to call my boss told him I had bad checks and was going to be arrested. My bosses company depends on me to be there every day and he said he would pay this debt to keep me out of jail. I have to pay this back to my boss with my pay check and it will greatly harm my ability to pay my rent and get food for my family.I am extremely angry and feel this man has put lies and my financial business out to people who have no business knowing. I plan on legal actions concerning this company and this man.



State/Zip: TN 371XX

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Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2556870

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