Continental Finance Company, LLC – CFPB Complaint ID 2977947

Date Received: 2018-07-31T00:00:00

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Communication tactics

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: There are too many dates to document however here are a few XX/XX/18,XX/XX/18, XX/XX/18, XX/XX/XXXX, on and on. In addition they have called my ex-husband, my daughter, one of my sons and a sister. I have repeatedly asked them to tell me who they are, who the collector is, and asked them not to call me and my family. They refuse to divulge any information until an address is verified and they get the last 4 numbers of my SS number. I am not comfortable with this due to having my identity ” stolen ” through health insurance company, Target breach and IRS breach.
I decided to finally give the info and attempt to work out an agreement. It was a male caller with a XXXX name that I unfortunately did not write down. I gave him a bit of push back regarding my SS # but then gave it. He spoke so fast I could barely follow his script. He was aggressive and harassing in his manner and statements. Repeatedly saying ” this is a breach of contract ” I told him I fully understood what this was and he had made the statement 6x and to please stop because it was completely unnecessary and harassing. I asked him if I could just set up a payment arrangement or did he have to send me paperwork. He again spoke so fast I could not follow and again began with harassing statements. I told him I was about to hang up and I didn’t want to speak to him. He told me to hold on and he would get a supervisor on the line. I held on for several minutes and he kept coming back saying hold on. I told him I was about to hang up. He again started with his script and I hung up. I called back to get the company name and address and was hung up and disconnected. It took two additional calls to get the information.

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Company: Continental Finance Company, LLC

State/Zip: CT

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2977947

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