Pressler & Pressler, LLP – CFPB Complaint 2017-06-24

Date Received: 2017-06-24

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I had credit card debt with the company called XXXX XXXX. The debt was approximately {$3500.00}. At the time I obtained the credit card I was married and was paying everything on time. Unfortunately shortly after, I got divorced, changed my last name back to my fathers and stopped paying my credit card debt. Many years later the company called Pressler and Pressler bought my debt from the bank XXXX XXXX. In approximately XXXX Pressler and Pressler began contacting me constantly but it was to my old last name, which was my ex-husbands last name. Eventually they put a link on my social security and continued calling me to pay. Years later they sued me again but this time to my correct last name. Pressler and Pressler also began garnishing my checks, taking 10 % of my pay per week. After about a year or so my pay drastically dropped and they could n’t continue garnishing my checks because of how little I was now making. About two years later a court sheriff came to collect my tenants rent which was when I decided to get a lawyer. We tried settling but they refused all negotiations. Eventually my lawyer made a deal with them to pay {$2500.00} off the bat and {$500.00} every month until the total of {$5400.00} was paid. I decided to pay it through my lawyer to make sure everything was accounted for. After the last payment was made my layer called them to confirm that I did n’t owe anything else and they told him everything was paid off. Many months later another sheriff came to collect my tenants rent with a new court order. About a week later I received a letter with the same sue asking for the same amount of money I originally owed. The only difference now is that the envelop contained my first name followed by my ex-husbands last name and inside the letter had my first name followed by my ex-husbands followed by ” – ” followed by my actual full name with my father ‘s last name. We have proof and copies of ALL checks that were sent to them, copies of my divorce papers, and copies of the company I worked for when they garnished my checks.

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Company: Pressler & Pressler, LLP

State/Zip: NJ 070XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2558065

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