WELLS FARGO & COMPANY – CFPB Complaint ID 2767984

Date Received: 2017-12-30T00:00:00

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Credit card was a student card. While I was living on my college campus, all of my information was stolen ; along with the card. When I saw activity on the card that was not mine, I called the bank immediately. I not only had a credit card, but a regular checking and savings account as well. Wells Fargo stated how sorry they were and told me they would do everything they could to help. After numerous attempts and calls, nothing was done. I went and closed all accounts within 30 days of no help. Despite multiple calls informing them of the situation, and false promises, I ended up having to pay almost {$350.00} worth of debt from my checking account because they threatened to send me to collections. All debt owed was due to overdraft fees that I did not cause. Wells Fargo continued to harass me concerning the credit card for months. When sent to collections, they told me if I did not make any type of payment plan, despite my card being stolen and charges owed were not mine, that they would sue me personally for the debt owed. I began to pay the debt monthly for {$50.00}. Around XXXX of 2015 I received a call from Wells Fargo asking to pay the debt in full. I told the representative that I already was paying a monthly payment for debt that I did not cause. She then proceeded to ask how much I was getting in tax returns. I became upset due to the fact that since I was already paying monthly, I felt violated that she was asking about my personal business when I already had a current obligation to pay. After a few months of continuous harassment, I finally asked to speak with a supervisor. I explained to him every detail that happened from the beginning. After stating that I had planned to get my family lawyer involved, and due to all that I had gone through, he informed be the debt would be removed from my credit report. Upon recent investigation into my credit report, Wells Fargo has not removed the collection from any of the credit bureau ‘s. The account status states, Closed-Derogatory. I previously disputed and the remark states Charged off as bad debt Dispute resolved ; customer disagrees. This was not the original agreement I had with the supervisor.

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State/Zip: NC 274XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2767984

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