BARCLAYS BANK DELAWARE – CFPB Complaint 2017-12-10

Date Received: 2017-12-10

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Communication tactics

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: On XXXX I went in to work and was told that a man named XXXX had been repeatedly calling and asking for me. My co workers stated they would tell him that I was off, and he would call back an hour later. He called several times a day over the course of 2 days that I was off. He called around XXXX pm, and I answered the phone. He told me was with XXXX XXXX and he was trying to collect a debt. I asked him to not call me at work, and he stated he was unable to get a hold of me on my personal phone, and he was left with no option. I told him I would call him after I got off work, asked for his phone number. I then hung up. He immediatley called back to my work, and said if I take care of this today the calls would stop. I am steady asking him not to call my work. He continued to say he would call as often as necessary to get this debt taken care of. I literally begged him to leave me alone, I said I can not do this at my job. I agreed to the terms he requested for repayment and said I will call after I get off to set this up. I told him I do not have my bank account information with me. He said that he would not get off the phone until he had set up payment arrangements. He then started to read my credit report to me, and asked what my employer would think about it. At this point I am XXXX, and said you are going to make me XXXX XXXX XXXX. He responded, that ‘s not necessary, just take care of this and the calls will stop. I did not have my banking information to set this up, and I could not hang up or he would call right back. All of my co workers and boss were looking at me, I just stopped talking. He eventually hung up on me, and did not call back that day. He had me on the phone at my work for over 30 minutes. I can not lose my job, and I am terrified the calls will start again Monday.

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State/Zip: TX 766XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2751013

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