Date Received: 2018-07-05T00:00:00
Product: Medical debt
Issue: Communication tactics
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I have written to Wakefield and associates requesting validation and to cease contact until I have received validation of the alleged debt. I sent this letter certified mail which they received on XX/XX/2018. XXXX from Wakefield and associates called today to attempt to collect on the alleged debt. He tried to offer me a settlement amount and or payment plan. I notified him of the letter that was sent. He acknowledged that they did receive the letter and continued to try and collect the said debt. At this time I notified him that he was violating my rights as a consumer and to please send any further communication via mail and then terminated the phone call
Company: WAKEFIELD & ASSOCIATES, INC.
State/Zip: CO 800XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2954412
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