CFPB Complaint

SUNTRUST BANKS, INC. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-10-30T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: We were victims of identity theft where someone opened a fraudulent credit card consumers account with XXXX XXXX and charged other peoples credit cards under our business then had those funds routed through a bank account at Sun Trust Bank with our name on it. We have already been released from liability from XXXX XXXX who issued the consumer credit card reader but Sun Trust Bank is still sending us collection letters. We have spoken to them many times over the past 3 months and each time the Fraud Department says they will get back to us and then they don’t and still we are getting threatening letters saying they will turn us over to collections if the balance isn’t paid. We sent them a certified letter on XX/XX/XXXX that we printed from the IdentityTheft.org website along with all supporting documents of the crime, including the local police department ‘s incident report.

Company: SUNTRUST BANKS, INC.

State/Zip: CA

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3061208

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