Date Received: 2018-06-13

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: In XX/XX/2017 a credit card was opened in my name by my ex spouse. I did not give her authorization to do that. After finding out about the credit card a couple of months later she told me that she would pay the money back and contact Navy Federal and let them know that I did not open this account. Ive tried disputing this account to no avail. This account has a tremendous impact on my credit report and its unfair that Im deemed ineligible for things due to an account that I never opened. I would like for Navy Federal to get this account removed off of my credit report as well as contact my ex spouse and put this on her credit report. Btw she has a bank account with this bank.


State/Zip: GA 302XX

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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: 2935424

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