CFPB Complaint


Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-09-24T00:00:00

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I had a joint credit card account with my ex partner from 2002 with XXXX XXXXXXXX XXXX listed as XXXX. I have not seen or heard from them in over 16 years. I am not to be held responsible for his spending since I left in 2002. The bank won’t take my name off without his approval. Again, I haven’t had any contact in over 12 years and I want this off my credit report.


State/Zip: MD 209XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3028083

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