Date Received: 2018-08-16T00:00:00
Product: Payday loan debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: Received call from XXXX XXXX XXXX representative stating I did not pay for the loan that was taken out on XX/XX/2018. I have previously taken payday loans from this company and have paid for all of them but this one was not me. I did not receive any emails or notification that a loan was taken out and I checked my bank account and funds were not deposited into my account. I logged in to the website and the bank account associated to my account is not mine. I don’t know how it was changed and advised the representative that this was fraud. They advised me to log into a website to submit a fraud request which I did. Within a week I received fraud paperwork which I filled out and send to them. On XX/XX/18 I received a communication from XXXX XXXX XXXX advising that this debt is now been acquired by another company and I am now receiving collection calls from a debt collection agency. I contacted XXXX XXXX XXXX on XX/XX/18 and advised I had opened a fraud case and of the communication I had received and they advised me they would have a fraud representative contact me in 48 hours. I have not received anything from them and continue to receive phone calls.
Company: Zenith Financial Network Inc
State/Zip: CA 917XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 2993804
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