CFPB Complaint

Municipal Collections of America, Inc. – CFPB Complaint ID 2657107

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-09-02T00:00:00

Product: I do not know

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: The XXXXXXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX XXXX in Ohio has been operating a Speed Camera system. In XX/XX/XXXX, the camera system identified I was allegedly speeding through the XXXX. I was fined {$95.00} and was due to pay this fine by XX/XX/XXXX. I paid the fine by check ( copy of check and original fine notice attached ) on XX/XX/XXXX. I then received a second notice saying I now owe {$180.00} for the same violation. I finally reached someone who could speak with me about the situation and I was able to show that I had in fact paid the original notice. My contact was with a contact at a company called XXXX XXXX XXXX. XXXX XXXX XXXX apparently collects payments on behalf of the XXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX XXXX. Attached is email communication from XXXX XXXX XXXX confirming I paid my debt and the issue is resolved. The date is XX/XX/XXXX.
On XX/XX/XXXX, I received a third collection notice now from a company called Municipal Collections of America , Inc . They claim I owe {$240.00} for the same alleged violation in XX/XX/XXXX to the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX.

This complaint is against the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX and not the collection agency. I understand the collection agency has purchased the debt from the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX. I have sent a demand letter to the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX requiring a letter from XXXX XXXX confirming the debt is paid and that all erroneous information has been removed from any and all systems.

I ‘m tired of this harassment. The issue of XXXX XXXX ‘s speed camera system is before the Ohio Supreme Court being considered unconstitutional. The collection practices of the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXXXXX are a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ( i.e. abusive and unfair ).

Company: Municipal Collections of America, Inc.


State/Zip: OH 450XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2657107

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