Date Received: 2017-07-05T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I moved from an apartment complex at which I had lived for about 15 years. I gave the complex more than 30 days notice. They contend that I needed to give them 60 days notice but could not produce an updated signed lease that stated that a 60 day notice was required. The complex says I owe more than 30 days rent, even though I have the required 30 days notice and the apartment was rented soon after I departed. The complex then sent the file to a collections agency called FCO ( www.fco.com ). I have asked FCO to send me validation/verification of the debt. A couple of times they sent me something illegible ; another time they sent me a lease that I had not signed.
The have reported the collection account to my credit report and it is affecting my credit and lowering my score.
Company: FAIR COLLECTIONS & OUTSOURCING, INC.
State/Zip: MD 209XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2566431
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