CFPB Complaint

McCarthy, Burgess & Wolff, Inc. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-11-13T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: Today, XX/XX/XXXX, I received a call from XXXX XXXX ; employee from Debt Collection Agency McCarthy , Burgess & Wolfe. For the second time in two weeks, said employee has been attempting to arrange to collect an inaccurate and unverifiable debt on behalf of XXXX XXXX , XXXX On each call, the alleged balance differed. I advised Ms. XXXX, on both occasions, communication has been established with XXXX XXXX, XXXX to verify, validate and resolve the debt. Collection efforts should have ceased ; instead, she proceeded to state that collection efforts will continue. I requested a valid original instrument of indebtedness in its original form with my signature on it ; Ms. XXXX stated she will get an invoice and does not have to verify my signature is on it. At this moment, it was made clear, via Ms. XXXX own admittance, that she was attempting to collect an alleged debt WITHOUT valid documentation as per the FCRA and the FDCPA ; Federal Law. McCarthy, Burgess & Wolfe and XXXX XXXX , XXXX are both attempting to collect a debt for the same account number, with different balances.

With beyond a reasonable doubt of information regarding and pertaining to the training, education and collection practices of McCarthy, Burgess & Wolfe, along with their employees ( which should each be held personally responsible for being unable or unwilling to comply in collection efforts of only 100 % accurate and 100 % verifiable accounts in accordance with 15 U.S. Code Sec. 1629e ( 8 ) and Sec. 809 ( b ) of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act via NOT ignoring or overlooking physical verification of a consumer contract with their signature on it in accordance with FCRA Sec. 609 ( a ) ( 1 ) ( A ) ), I respectfully request an investigation of all accounts paid to McCarthy, Burgess & Wolfe to cease all improper collection practices. Should this matter end up in court, I respectfully request all consumers violated be reimbursed all accounts that resulted in paid status under obvious violations, like mine ; and pursue a Class Action Lawsuit for Improper Debt Collection Practices in pursuit of statutory damages plus attorney costs and any applicable fees in accordance with 15 U.S. Code Sec. 1692k ( a ) ( 2 ) ( A ), similar to the CFPB ordering XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX to pay $ XXXX for Improper Debt Collection Acts on XX/XX/XXXX.

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Company: McCarthy, Burgess & Wolff, Inc.

State/Zip: MA 010XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3073308

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