Date Received: 2017-11-22T00:00:00
Product: Debt settlement
Issue: Fraud or scam
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I received a phone call on Monday, XXXX XXXX, 2017 at around XXXX from a company called Premier student loan center claiming that they worked to help people deal with their student debt in which they call a forgiveness loan. They asked me if I owed more than XXXX dollars so I said yes. They asked for my name, address and name of the company where I am currently paying my student loans. They were able to pull up my information and said that I qualified for the maximum amount which would lower it from XXXX to XXXX. All I had to do was pay a fee of XXXX for 5 months for their services in which after I made the five payments I would only be paying XXXX dollars a month toward my loans. They asked me to provide my social security and card number for these payments. I was then charged for the first month which was the XXXX dollars. On Wednesday XXXX XXXX, I called the company where I have my student loans and told them about the call I received from Premier student loan center. Once I told them about the situation they told me that it was all a scam all loan forgiveness should be done within the same company free of charge and that they had not been contacted from any company by that name.
Company: Premier Student Loan Center
State/Zip: AZ 857XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with monetary relief
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2736410
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