CFPB Complaint

ERC – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-09-29T00:00:00

Product: I do not know

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/XXXX, I reached out to XXXX XXXX XXXX , XXXX, regarding a debt that is not mine, but is reporting on my credit report for via XXXX in the amount of {$420.00} with an open date of XX/XX/XXXX, via letter. The letter asked them to validate and verify the debt within 30 days, and if not validated nor verified during the allotted time frame, that a complaint would be filed due to noncompliance with this request and could possibly put the company in legal trouble with the FTC and other state or federal agencies. It is well over 30 days and I have not received a response. Under the FCRA 15 U.S.C. 1681i, all inaccurate, no contract, invalidated, and unverifiable accounts must be promptly deleted. Therefore, since they were unable to verify and validate this debt, I am asking that it is removed from my credit report.

Company: ERC

State/Zip: MO

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3032938

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