Date Received: 2017-08-20T00:00:00
Product: Medical debt
Issue: Written notification about debt
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I made arrangements with the original creditor to make monthly payments. A few months in, the creditor ‘s payment website was n’t working, and I ended up mailing a check. As a result, the payment was a little late, and the account was sent to a third party collector. I made arrangements for payments to the third party collector. During that call, I was advised not to make any more payments to the original creditor, as they would not count towards this debt. I made no more payments to the original creditor, however, a couple weeks later the original creditor drafted an electronic payment from my checking account. When I contacted them to see what happened, the original creditor told me they could not give me any information about that payment, but that I owed the debt to the collector, and the unexpected payment would not count towards the debt. I sent a debt validation request letter to both the original creditor and the third party collector, and requested a written response. I have not received a written response, only a voice mail message from the original creditor.
Company: Harris & Harris, Ltd.
State/Zip: NV 894XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2642749
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