JH Portfolio Debt Equities, LLC – CFPB Complaint 2018-05-08

Date Received: 2018-05-08

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I received a debit letter and have disputed it. They claim I have a credit card debt from years ago but when I ask them for proof of what that debit is, they fail to send me documentation on what the debt encompasses. I ask them to tell me what the amount is for and they only say it is a credit card debt, they do not provide me any other details. Based on the lack of information they provide me, I refuse to assume responsibility for a debt that is not mine. They are continuously lowering my credit score unjustifiably. They are using my credit score as leverage for me to pay a debt that I do not know what it is about. I sent a copy of the certified letter below requesting information and asking them to remove this from my credit history. It has been over a month and they have not responded yet they continue to damage my credit history.

Company: JH Portfolio Debt Equities, LLC

State/Zip: VA 201XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2900290

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