Date Received: 2018-02-08
Product: Private student loan debt
Issue: Written notification about debt
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: XXXX University employed National Credit Management a debt collector to obtain monies owed for me pulling out of class early. Being that I submitted in a timely manner pulling out of the class and requested that the school do not send me funds because of the course that I requested early departure. The school sent the money that was associated to my federal student loan ; unfortunately, I was not notified in a timely manner of the monies owed and the school sent the account into collections immediately without giving me chance to pay the account balance. The collection company ( National Credit Management immediately put the account in collections on my credit reports. Also, according to my Stafford loan disclosure, I am required to pay the same monies that was in collection back on my loan. This would make two payments. The school failed to tell me the accurate cost of the course which was extremely to high is the reason why I left the program and the school.
Company: National Collection Systems, Inc.
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2807892
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