Date Received: 2018-01-30T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: Im writing to dispute an account fraudently opened in my name. Im a victim of identity theft and did not open this account. Im also a victim of identity theft and did not open this account. Im also a victim of the XXXX and XXXX breach. State ID and social security have been compromised. Im not responsible for any charges made to this account. I would like to request copies of any documentation, such applications or any other record showing the activity on this fraudulent account that provide proof I opened this account. According to federal laws this company is required to provide undeniable proof that this debt is valid.
Company: Credit Protection Association, L.P.
State/Zip: NY 108XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2797203
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