Date Received: 2017-10-14T00:00:00
Product: Medical debt
Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I was checking my credit on XXXX XXXX and I saw that a company called Debt Recovery Solutions is trying to collect a debt that was already paid to this medical company 3 years ago. The company I paid my debt to was XXXX XXXX in Virginia. Their phone number is XXXX XXXX XXXX. This has impacted my credit and caused financial burden. This company has done nothing but cause me stress and financial strain. The debt was paid to XXXX XXXX Hospital.
Company: Debt Recovery Solutions, LLC
State/Zip: MD 207XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2702193
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