CFPB Complaint

Synovus Bank – CFPB Complaint 2017-11-16

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2017-11-16

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: To Whom It May Concern : This letter is in response to your recent claim regarding Acct # XXXX, which you claim I owe {$320.00}.
Yet again, you have failed to provide me with a copy of any viable evidence, bearing my signature, showing the account is being reported accurately.
Be advised that the description of the procedure used to determine the accuracy and completeness of the information is hereby requested.
Additionally, please provide the name, address, and telephone number of each person who personally verified this alleged account, so that I can inquire about how they ” verified ” without providing any proof, bearing my signature.
As per FTC opinion letter from Attorney XXXX XXXX XXXX, you should be aware that a printout of a bill or itemized document does not constitute verification.
I am again formally requesting a copy of any documents, bearing my signature, showing that I have a legally binding contractual obligation to pay you the alleged amount.
Be aware that I am making a final goodwill attempt to have you clear up this matter. The listed item is inaccurate and incomplete, and represents a very serious error in your reporting.
I am maintaining a careful record of my communications with you for the purpose of filing a complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Attorney General ‘s office, should you continue in your noncompliance of federal laws under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the corresponding local state laws. I further remind you that you may be liable for your willful non-compliance.
Failure on your behalf to provide a copy of any alleged contract or other instrument bearing my signature will result in a small claims action against your company. I will be seeking a minimum of {$1000.00} in damages per violation for : 1. ) Defamation 2. ) Negligent Enablement of Identity Fraud 3. ) Violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ( including but not limited to Section 807-8 ) 4. ) Violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act ( including but not limited to Section 623-b )

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Company: Synovus Bank

State/Zip: CA 900XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2730497

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