Date Received: 2017-06-26T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: In XX/XX/XXXX I noted a collection on my account from the collection agency of ARC, For almost 700 $ original debt was from utility XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX. I immediately contacted the collection agency, and requested details of the debt. I found that my information had been used to obtain services in a state I was n’t even living in during a portion of service. From XX/XX/XXXX to appx XX/XX/XXXX someone was without my permission using my name through XXXX XXXX XXXX. When I contacted ARC they informed to get a police report, type a letter for why I was disputing and send it in. After I had sent them the information it took several months but inXX/XX/XXXX the account was closed, and removed from credit. Then just over one month later the collection is back on my report, I never received any notice of this what so ever. How can something that was closed and proven to be identify theft by the collection agency be reopened again by the same agency. What are my rights?
Company: A.R.C. Accounts Recovery (U.S.A.) Corporation LLC
State/Zip: NJ 088XX
Company Response to Complaint: Untimely response
Was Company Response Timely: No
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2559407
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