CFPB Complaint

ERC – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-02-03T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/XXXX, I was notified by XXXX from my XXXX account that a collection debt was flagged. XXXX/XXXX and the collection agency they use XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX ( ERC ) put a debt collection on my credit report and I never received a bill. This charge is from XX/XX/XXXX! I paid a previous balance in XX/XX/XXXX and the debt was paid. They also had my current address and current phone number which has not changed. I called XXXX/XXXX and have called the collection agency and complained about this. They are currently saying I owe a debt of XXXX which I do NOT. We have also learned the reason why I owe this is because when I paid for the service back in XX/XX/XXXX at one apartment and then had to move into another apartment 6 weeks later and transferred the service, they did not transfer the ENTIRE service! They have admitted the billing/ accounting error and have still demanded I pay the XXXX. After numerous complaints and numerous back and forth phone calls, a lady from their administration service has told me the bill is valid. After researching on this and I demanded them to send me a copy of the contract and paperwork, they have told me they can not produce it! So I am being told by these 2 ridiculous companies that I owe a debt of XXXX with no contract or paperwork and no previous bills … When I paid the debts in XX/XX/XXXX, nothing was ever stated to me nor mailed. One more thing, both debts on my XXXX credit report states PAID and CLOSED. So after reading this situation, please let me know if you can help me. Today during a conversation with XXXX/XXXX, they told me that the debt collection was through XXXX, the debt that was reported on my credit was through ERC. XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX. I have also disputed this debt with XXXX, XXXX, and XXXX. I also have some screenshots saved and a few conversations recorded from XXXX/XXXX, and yes they were told they were being recorded. Thank you.

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Company: ERC

State/Zip: TN 371XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2802433

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