CFPB Complaint

PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-09-30T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I made a payment through a verified checking account. The payment posted. 5 days later, I received an email stating that the payment had been returned code XXXX account or wrong name on account. I asked the bank to verify the name and account number that they submitted in which I received no reply. Returns can not be issued to a closed account as closed accounts are not open for credits or deposits. I called the company to inquire as to why the payment was returned. I spoke with a XXXX and asked for a full transaction audit history, not an account summary. I received no reply in 30 day. I then wrote the company a letter asking to validate the debt through a full transaction audit and emailed to the companies provided email address. I received an automated reply that the address was not monitored. I emailed the letter to a different company email. I received an automated reply stating that if I needed further assistance to contact customer service to assist further. I emailed the letter for a XXXX time.I am seeking validation of debt through a full transaction audit.

Company: PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC.

State/Zip: ND 586XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2689206

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