Date Received: 2018-01-23T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: Paid this account in full and was told by operator would change status to paid as agreed and then would be removed from my report. However to this day it is still being reported as a debt and amount owed not reported so it looks like i still have a balance.
Company: Credit Protection Association, L.P.
State/Zip: FL 328XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: No
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2790015
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