Date Received: 2018-05-18T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: In XX/XX/XXXX and XX/XX/XXXX, payment was mailed to original creditor and they returned check by mail and in XX/XX/XXXX they informed me to notify collection agency. I then mailed collection agency 3 payments totaling the full amount. Each check included pay to delete contract and memo for pay to delete if checks were cashed. Agency cashed checks and failed to delete with all three credit bureaus. Checks were held and not cashed for weeks.The agency then reported the the debt to all three bureaus which seemed ridiculous, uncaused for, and malicious. Proof of mailed checks, cashed dates, etc. attached.
Company: Hunter Warfield, Inc.
State/Zip: MS 386XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2911394
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