Alliance Data Card Services – CFPB Complaint ID 2581130

Date Received: 2017-07-21T00:00:00

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Communication tactics

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Even though Comenity Bank closed my account, on X/X/2017, I contacted Comenity Bank & informed them that I was experiencing a hardship, & my paychecks were being garnished for taxes. They insisted on putting me a hardship/settlement program & wanted {$1500.00}. I informed them then I did n’t have it nor really could make the {$500.00} payments for 3 months. I had received various telephone calls in XXXX, XXXX & XXXX afterwards & I informed them I really ca n’t pay it. On XXXX, a rep name XXXX call & I informed him that I did n’t have the money to pay the settlement amount {$1500.00} dollars that they are trying to collect. I informed him that I had lost my job & just started working back again & had several bills to catch up on including my rent. In addition, I had informed him the amount they are reporting to the credit bureaus was incorrect stating I owe almost {$3200.00} & then he stated that it was {$2600.00}. He stated in a rude manner, ” well, how are you living and supporting yourself ” – ” why did you set up the payment arrangement if you did n’t have it ”. I informed him that I had informed that hardship people at their bank that I did n’t even have that amount, that I ‘m a single, divorced mother with XXXX XXXX from marriage that I am caring for & that I am about to be destitute. He still had a nasty tone & stated well I ‘m going to investigate you. I hang up on the rude person. After the call I was very upset. During my lunch hour, I found a XXXX store & paid {$20.00} on the account. I travel 2 hours every day for my job & I used my gas money to pay something towards the account. Today, XXXX, an unknown number called & the rep left a message saying this is an important matter from the bank. I have never provided them with my work number. My cell phone is setup to block private/unknown phone numbers. They 2 seconds later, the same female rep called from an unknown number to my new job. My employer doe n’t allow for these calls at my job. I informed her & stated that she is not allowed to call me at my job. She claimed that she can. I hung up on her. I turned around & called Comenity Bank & reported it & asked to speak to a manager, but they gave me XXXX from the Resolution Team. I explained to him the incident & the various conversations I had with their reps ; and, he claimed that they removed all my numbers. I asked him to report this matter to executive ( President ) he claims that he had sent the message to the appropriate person/team, but could not sent to the President of the Company and they will handle this information as they see fit. I ‘m very upset about this. I have had other Comenity Bank Credit Cards and paid them in full. This one fell behind because I do not have the money to pay it right now because I have other debts that take precedence. They do n’t care and they are rude and abusive.

See also  COMMUNITY CHOICE FINANCIAL, INC. - CFPB Complaint ID 2864586

Company: Alliance Data Card Services

State/Zip: NC 274XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2581130

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