CFPB Complaint

WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES, INC. – CFPB Complaint ID 2917134

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-05-24T00:00:00

Product: Medical debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: XXXX XXXX located in XXXX, NY billed for an ambulance charge. Submitted my insurance information several times and they refused to bill insurance. The put me in collections with Wakefield and Associates. I put in a complaint with XXXX XXXX and they finally submitted it to my insurance and the bill was paid in full but my credit report still reflects my account in collections and unpaid. I tried communicating with both companies and they blame each other. Tried to dispute it with the credit bureau and they refuse to remove it even when I show proof that the claim was paid.

Company: WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES, INC.

State/Zip: NY 125XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2917134

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