CFPB Complaint


Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-07-11T00:00:00

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: In 2016 I applied for two credit cards from Bank of America because my family and I couldn’t pay the rent and bills after my husband got fired from his job. Because he got fired he did not qualify to receive any benefits from the unemployment, so even we were struggling I was making the payments that the bank required. The next year around XXXX I got fired from my job and I couldn’t make any payments from my credit cards. I contacted the company by phone, by chat in person to tried to get some help and cancel my cards but the bank said that the credit cards were canceled. But each month the bank adds fees and more fees to my debt. One month ago I start a new job, but still, I don’t have enough money to make the payments. And the debt keeps growing every month. Can someone help me please.


State/Zip: CA 945XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2960052

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