CFPB Complaint


Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-10-04T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Written notification about debt

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: The city of XXXX XXXX bill me for water consumption for a period I did not use because I did not owed the property for the billing period. Then, report this account in collections affecting my credit report without notice to me. I did not receive notice or have a chance to dispute this balance. I sold the property in XX/XX/XXXX and the bill goes to XX/XX/XXXX. I learned about the debt in XX/XX/XXXX after my credit score when down and I contacted the city of XXXXXXXX XXXX to pay the balance and the XXXX XXXX XXXX. After multiple calls with on solutions I sent proof of the sale of the property, proof of {$250.00} in escrow to pay the bill with the title company and requested they update and remove the collection report. The city of XXXX XXXX stated they will not remove the information and insisted even if they update the balance of {$220.00} to {$86.00} they will not remove the collection report after payment. XXXXXXXX XXXX stated they will not let me dispute the charge or receive any proof until the City of XXXXXXXX XXXX notify them. As of today, XX/XX/XXXX I was not allowed to pay the {$86.00}. The only option is to pay the {$220.00} that I do not owe. Base on what XXXX XXXX city told me the current balance after adjustments will be {$86.00}, but their system or representatives will not take the payment for {$86.00}. Also, the title company still in possession of the escrow funds to pay the bill.


State/Zip: DC 200XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3037225

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