CFPB Complaint

Miller, Stark, Klein and Associates – CFPB Complaint ID 2718673

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-11-02T00:00:00

Product: I do not know

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: As of XXXX, this company is calling me and asking for a debt ( from a decade ago, when I was a minor ) that I do not owe as I paid it off years ago. They are calling me repeatedly and not giving much information other than the amount of the supposed ” debt ” ( thousands of dollars, which is n’t remotely near the original debt ). I ‘ve asked them to prove that the debt is owed, and they sent me an email. I mailed them a debt validation request to which they have not responded. Instead, they just keep calling.

They are called Miller Stark Klein and Associates. It ‘s the belief of me ( and hundreds of others, per my research ) that they are illegitimate. Most of their positive reviews seem to be made up. I do n’t understand how they are allowed to remain in business considering that they are threatening people with legal action without having even sent anything in the mail.

Although XXXX the company name returns an address and phone number, XXXX the address does NOT turn up their company name, and XXXX the phone number turns up mostly consumer complaints.

A XXXX search shows that this company has the same complaint from other consumers, and numerous BBB complaints. Not sure how they are allowed to remain in business. I worry too that they ‘ll just sell off my information to another shady or fake ” debt collector, ” and the cycle will continue.

Here ‘s one source of complaints : XXXX XXXX XXXX

Company: Miller, Stark, Klein and Associates

State/Zip: NE 680XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2718673

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