Date Received: 2017-10-13T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I spoke with representative on XXXX XXXX, XXXX regarding a debt that showed up on my rental report. I requested a letter of deletion as this debt is invalid. Representative stated that company claims last months rent was reported as unpaid and additional fees were assessed, totaling the debt amount. Representative recommended sending in supporting documents such as bank statement showing receipt of rent payment. According to FDCPA, debt collectors are required to provide proof of debt, in which I have not received. I explained to the representative that I sent in a written dispute in XXXX XXXX, in which the judgement ( Docket # XXXX ), as well as collection, connected to the debt were permanently removed from all credit reports. Representative confirmed that account has been disputed online and via a third party agency, yet no debt validation has been received. Debt collectors are required to send a written debt validation letter within five days of the initial dispute, which in this case was XXXX XXXX. Given that the debt has not been validated, nor has it been proven that any debt is owed I am demanding that National Credit Systems permanently removes account # XXXX from rental report, and verify that no further collection efforts will be made.
Company: National Credit Systems,Inc.
State/Zip: TX 750XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2700837
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