CFPB Complaint

HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS INC – CFPB Complaint ID 2768823

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-01-01T00:00:00

Product: Federal student loan servicing

Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: My husband and I both have, and have had loans through XXXX XX/XX/XXXX. We have both on several occasions set up, online, and over the phone automatic payments. 3 times. Once I tried. Twice he has tried. All three times we receive late notices through the mail with late fines attached. I am convinced this in on purpose so they can collect the late fines. The last time we called, they refused to answer their phones, and put us on a call back list. Four days later they have still not called us back. The last letter was XX/XX/XXXX. It says we have 15 days to pay. The last, of many, phone call we made was on the XX/XX/XXXX. XXXX XX/XX/XXXX says my husband owes {$85.00}. The letter also says we are fourth-five days past due. But we were living under the assumption our automatic payment had been set up, and that the bill was coming out of our bank accout. No email, to my knowledge was sent, and no phone call to notify us of any card number discrepancy or name misspell. Just a letter, already late, telling us we did not even try to pay. I am very frusterated and I would not wish this lack of customer service on anyone. It feels as though there are no humans running their business, only faulty computer systems.

Company: HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS INC

State/Zip: TN 373XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: No

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2768823

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