Date Received: 2018-06-12T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: False statements or representation
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: My husband and I lived in an apartment complex in XXXX from XX/XX/XXXX to XX/XX/XXXX and upon moving out, they sent us an incorrect bill. I called them and explained that we had paid the fee to have our apartment cleaned using their cleaning program and even took them a copy of my cancelled check. They still sent this inaccurate amount to a collection agency named Hunter Warfield. I called Hunter Warfield and even sent them a letter plus corroborating information and they refused to budge stating that the apartment complex said that it was a valid debt. When we applied for an apartment and were denied here in XXXX where we currently live, I learned that this was on my credit report. I contacted XXXX credit reporting agency and filed a dispute. On XX/XX/XXXX, I received a letter from XXXX stating that this collection was no longer on my file. Two years later ( now ), my husband got a free credit report and this collection account is on his account now, when it wasn’t 2 years ago. I also found out that it was put back on my account after I was turned down for an apartment. I have contacted XXXX and they are telling me that this collection agency is able to put this information back on my credit report because they are members of the credit reporting agency. I was never notified by XXXX that this was put back on my credit report. I do not understand how a collection agency is allowed to report false information and the consumer has no right to keep it off of their credit report.
Company: Hunter Warfield, Inc.
State/Zip: AZ 852XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2932751
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