Date Received: 2018-06-15
Product: Other debt
Issue: False statements or representation
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I have had this debt collector on my credit report for 3 years and 9 months now. I have never even received a written letter or call about this debt. I don’t recall ever owning anything to this company. On my credit report, it doesn’t even give a number for this collection agency that supposedly has my debt.
Company: First Advantage LNS Inc.
State/Zip: TX 750XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: No
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2937589
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