CFPB Complaint

Convergent Resources, Inc. – CFPB Complaint 2018-04-26

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-04-26

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: This debt was turned over a couple years ago to a debt collection agency. I agreed that I owed a portion of the debt, but disputed the remainder of the debt. The portion that I owed, I paid to that collection agency. I filed a formal dispute on the remainder of the debt, and within 30 days I was contacted saying they were closing their file.

Approximately 7 months ago, I was contacted by another debt collection agency for the same debt. I disputed the debt with them, explained the previous situation, and they encouraged me to contact XXXX directly to resolve the issue. I contacted XXXX directly and they refused to do anything to clear the debt. At both times I was contacted, the alleged debt included an equipment cost for equipment that they alleged we didn’t return. When I contacted XXXX, they acknowledged that we had returned all equipment.

On XX/XX/2018, I received a letter from XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX, another debt collection agency for this same alleged debt. This letter also mentions an equipment cost, I’m assuming for the equipment that XXXX already acknowledged that I returned. I am disputing this debt with XXXX XXXX directly, but this continuous contact for a debt I’ve already disputed twice is, in my opinion, beginning to border on harassment. I have taken all the necessary steps I needed to take to resolve this issue, and XXXX seems to just transfer the debt to another agency to try to collect.

Company: Convergent Resources, Inc.

State/Zip: MO 645XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2887698

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