Date Received: 2018-01-14
Product: Credit card debt
Issue: Written notification about debt
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: Original CFPB complaint number is XXXX requesting NAVY FEDERAL to validate/verify the claim that I owe them the debt of two credit cards according to the FDPA ( Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ). I mailed the first Notice of Dispute on XX/XX/XXXX for one credit card and the other Notice of Dispute on XX/XX/XXXX for another credit card via USPS Registered Mail. NAVY FEDERAL received my first Notice of Dispute on XX/XX/XXXX and the second Notice of Dispute on XX/XX/XXXX. This Notice of Dispute was to have NAVY FEDERAL to verify under oath that the credit card debt they claim I owe is a valid claim by signing the enclosed affidavit and/or addressing specific points in the notice and/or furnishing information that validates the debt. Although NAVY FEDERAL did respond to the Notices of Dispute ( s ) within ( 30 ) days ( XX/XX/XXXX and XX/XX/XXXX respectively ) they failed to verify and validate the debt. Response letters simply stated, This is a valid debt, and you remain responsible for its repayment with no signed affidavit, no explanation on their conclusion and no actual validation or verification evidence sent to me. Hence, this debt was not verified/validated within ( 30 ) thirty days and should have been removed from all three credit reports but has not. This is a violation of the FCRA ( Fair Credit Reporting Act ). Additionally, NAVY FEDERAL was not consistent in placing a notice of dispute on both accounts under dispute with all three credit bureaus within the required ( 30 ) day period. This is a violation of the FCRA as well.
Company: NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
State/Zip: CA 919XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2781486
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