Experian Information Solutions Inc. – CFPB Complaint ID 3019906

Date Received: 2018-09-15T00:00:00

Product: Private student loan debt

Issue: False statements or representation

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I was contacted by XXXX XXXX XXXX on behalf of XXXX XXXX XXXX funds to collect a debt of XXXX, XXXX XXXX dollars, and then a few weeks later after I was attempting to cooperate by sending in check stubs to sign up for rehabiliation program. XXXX and XXXX XXXX send me a letter and indication by phone that I owed XXXX XXXX dollars. I began to question this debt altogehter because I was told that XXXX was required to purchase for XXXX. At this point, I verbally disputed this debt because I do not owe XXXX XXXX dollars. The representative from XXXX told me that they was attempting to collect on XXXX XXXX. I was not familiar with this company at all, and therefore, I stated again that I did not agree with the debt. I sent a certified letter to dispute the debt to XXXX and on behalf of XXXX XXXX. On XX/XX/2018, I received a letter from XXXX XXXX indicating that they reported a debt of XXXX, XXXX XXXX to Experian XXXX XXXX. XXXX XXXX did not report with notification the the debt was being disputed. Neither company has completed the requested validity of the debt within the 30 day timeframe from first request, so this is a direct violation of the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. This is harassment and misleading in every way. In addition, XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX contacted me XX/XX/2018 threaten to contact my employer for wage garnishment. I did not know who this company was until I searched that XXXX XXXX had transferred their XXXX XXXX XXXX to XXXX XXXX. XXXX XXXX failed to disclose their affilation with XXXX XXXX to collect a debt through threats to contact my employer for garnishment of wages. This is deceptive and unfair in nature, another violation. Consumers are expected to follow the procedural routes, and these companies should be held to the same standard. As a result of there tactics, it has caused me a lot of distress and unrest. I just want fairness in the matter. How can XXXX and XXXX XXXX state that I owe XXXX XXXX and later owe XXXX due to fees, but report to the credit agency a debt of XXXX XXXX, because I did not sign up for the rehabilitation program. XXXX and XXXX XXXX have not completed the validity of debt as requested by ceritified letter dated XX/XX/2018. Please assist with this debacle and bring some kind of fairness to the matter. Thank you ….

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Company: Experian Information Solutions Inc.

State/Zip: CA 925XX

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Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3019906

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