Date Received: 2018-08-27T00:00:00
Product: Credit card debt
Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: company calls repeatedly in regards to debt.
Debt collectors speak to me in a very hostile manner.
Have asked company to stop calling on several occasions.
Call 5-6 times daily.
Company has threatened to sue me and garnish wages.
Refused to send info. or answer questions regarding debt.
Debt collector states that they dont need to notify me when account is sold.
Company: STERLING JEWELERS, INC.
State/Zip: PA 191XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3003174
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