CFPB Complaint

American Student Assistance – CFPB Complaint ID 2977393

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-07-30T00:00:00

Product: Private student loan debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I submitted a fraud claim to XXXX XXXX XXXX, Federal Student Aid an office of the US Department and American Student Assistance no response XX/XX/2018.Instead my file was transferred to another agency XXXX XXXX on the XX/XX/2018
XXXX XXXX Garnished me illegally. I had legal counsel at that time.
We assumed the issue was resolve. I receive a letter from American Student Assistant that I will not be offset XX/XX/2018 I was offset XX/XX/2018 ( enclosed is the letter ) Also I never received notice of Offset. Per the State Treasury funds should be giving back ( letter enclosed ) My Fraud Claim was not reviewed and American Student Assistance refuse to return all funds. I submitted A hardship and I fit every criteria listed even eviction. Also I am on medical leave from my employer due to XXXX. In which I supplied documents I receive no income. American Student Assistance violated FDCPA and FTC and never investigated my claim of fraud also I submitted there letter that they sent me in writing that they will not Offset or take any funds. I forward them back there own letters and documents from the department of treasury Nor Did XXXX XXXX review. All calls were recorded even the call to the State Treasury that there was not a hold on funds. Which was forward to American student assistant, still no resolve.

Company: American Student Assistance

State/Zip: GA 300XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2977393

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