CFPB Complaint

SANTANDER CONSUMER USA HOLDINGS INC. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-08-23T00:00:00

Product: Auto debt

Issue: Written notification about debt

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Recently checked my credit report and noticed that Santander is reporting I have balance owed to them, they have never sent information regarding the sale of the vehicle, they have never called or mailed any correspondence requesting payment. In addition to the negative item they have attached to the credit file, they have also sent it to collections in which I have n’t received any correspondence from either. Car repossession laws in Illinois require your lender to provide you with a redemption notice within 21 days after your car is repossessed. If the lender fails to provide the notices or provides legally insufficient notice, the repossession may be invalid. Because Santander failed to notify me within the time frame by mail or phone they have breached the contract. In addition they have added a {$16.00} payment X/XX/2016 which is completely false. I have not made any payments to Santander or any other collection agencies with regard to this account. The fact that Santander had added incorrect information on my report and has not contacted me speaks to their business practices.

Company: SANTANDER CONSUMER USA HOLDINGS INC.

State/Zip: IN 463XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2642573

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