Date Received: 2018-06-05T00:00:00

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Threatened to contact someone or share information improperly

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: In XX/XX/XXXXI fell very ill, I defaulted on a XXXX XXXX personal loan in XX/XX/XXXX and stopped making payments. I was unable to pay the debt, XXXX XXXX sold the loan to XXXX XXXX who hired a lawyer, who used every unlawful tactic to try and collect the Debt. in XX/XX/XXXX I contacted a lawyer who advised me that I could counter sue XXXX XXXX and XXXX XXXX for what was being done to me. I called XXXX XXXX, after discussing the matter and my legal rights. I was informed that they would release the Debt and remove it from credit report. It was shortly removed from credit report, hence I thought the matter was cleared up. Then, in XX/XX/XXXX the debt reappeared on my credit report under XXXX XXXX but was bought by XXXX XXXX XXXX. I contacted them, they said, they didn’t know about the harassment from the past and were collecting the debt. I told the representative I felt it was wrong and unethical for them to report it now after all these years when a verbal agreement was reached and was honored for 6 years.
So I then asked when it would go off my credit, the Rep said in XX/XX/XXXX because my last payment was XX/XX/XXXX, I told the rep that my last payment was in XX/XX/XXXX or XX/XX/XXXX or XX/XX/XXXX, which means this debt should already be removed from credit report. The rep was unhelpful and said she would note the account. I writing to get resolve on this and hopefully move forward from a very bad past with the collection practices of this company. I have held on to tape recording from 5-7 family and friends who had calls with messages detailing personal information and threats from the agency used by XXXX XXXX or XXXX XXXX from XX/XX/XXXX. I am looking to have this debt immediately removed from credit report.

See also  ERC - CFPB Complaint ID 2783462

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State/Zip: PA 190XX

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Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2927160

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