Date Received: 2017-10-17
Product: Private student loan debt
Issue: False statements or representation
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: My daughter was sued by a law firm representing XXXX. We hired an attorney, and 10 days before the four separate filed suits were to go to trial, XXXX ‘s lawyers non-suited them. There were statute of limitation issues and I am doubtful that XXXX could prove that they had a right to sue since they probably could not prove that they owned the loans.
Now, XXXX has sent at least some of these loans to XXXX XXXX, XXXX, and they are actively attempting to collect. I personally received a phone call today, XX/XX/XXXX2017, from XXXX XXXX. They are also bothering my daughter.
I thought this was the case : ” The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today took action against the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX and their debt collector, XXXX XXXX , XXXX, for illegal student loan debt collection lawsuits. Consumers were sued for private student loan debt that the companies couldnt prove was owed or was too old to sue over. These lawsuits relied on the filing of false or misleading legal documents. The proposed judgment requires an independent audit of all 800,000 student loans in the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX portfolio. It prohibits the XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX, and any company they hire, from attempting to collect, reporting negative credit information, or filing lawsuits on any loan the audit shows is unverified or invalid. ” Seems to me that XXXX is already in violation of the CFPB order. Have they completed the independent audit?
Company: Convergent Resources, Inc.
State/Zip: TX 787XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2704752
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