Penn Credit Corporation – CFPB Complaint ID 2642560

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

Product: Other debt

Issue: Threatened to contact someone or share information improperly

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Debt Collector called one of the lines on my phone plan which was not my number. They went into detail and advised I owed {$700.00} for a bill in Pa, that I did not disconnect service and the company did not until 2 months later. I moved in XXXX 2016 they stated XXXX 2016. They argued that they wanted it to be known. This is untrue and embarrassing that they called someone with my personal information and gave full details. I have n’t received anything from them.

Company: Penn Credit Corporation

State/Zip: FL 321XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2642560

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