Date Received: 2018-06-01T00:00:00
Product: Other debt
Issue: Threatened to contact someone or share information improperly
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I am writing to report debt collection agencies that have been harassing myself and known associates and family members. I have received over the past few months. It has gotten to the point of my family members and friends being contacted repeatedly by debt collectors. They have been receiving threatening phone calls as well. Please let me know how I can prevent this harassment to desist.
Repetitive voicemails to myself, my mother in law, cousin, and husband. Some two to three times in a row.
The most recent voicemail stated that they will contact my employer about your debt because it is now a location of interest I have received calls after XXXX XXXX CST on all days of the week, excluding Sundays.
I receive calls constantly on my work number which is strictly prohibited by my employer.
I have received voice messages stating that I will be served paperwork if I do not return phone calls.
I have received phone calls without disclosure of the collector ‘s identity. They refer to themselves as the firm and a Law Firm They end the phone call with I will be seeing you soon which is threatening in nature.
The phone numbers I have been receiving calls from are as follows : XXXX File # Referenced XXXX XXXX No voicemail left XXXX No voicemail left XXXX No voicemail left XXXX File # Referenced XXXX Cadence Farmer is the individual who left the voicemail.
Company: ALLY FINANCIAL INC.
State/Zip: TX 750XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2923669
The above data is from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Keep in mind that every company will get a complaint from time-to-time, even the great ones. But there are a few key data points that will give you an idea about how well the company values their customers and handles consumer issues.
Look at the item Company Response to Complaint: and Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: to get a better idea of how this was resolved. And the field Consumer Complaint: can give you some context of the issue.
In particular what you are looking for was that the company response was timely and that the consumer did not dispute it. The posting of complaints has proven to be a valuable resource for both companies and consumers.