CFPB Complaint

ACCESS GROUP INC. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-10-01T00:00:00

Product: Federal student loan servicing

Issue: Dealing with your lender or servicer

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: In XXXX, some of my loans held by XXXX XXXX, were transferred to XXXX. I had already sent in my XXXX payment. I called them and they told me that they would transfer everything and that I would not be considered past due. I kept sending in the payments, and they were not applied to my account. In XXXX, my XXXX payment and my XXXX payment were not posted. However, my XXXX payment was.

I had been sending the payments to the wrong address. That has since been corrected. However, they applied the XXXX payment and then told me my XXXX payment — since it went the wrong address — would be refunded to me. That did not happen.

Instead, Access sent it to another subsidiary — XXXX, who is servicing a loan that I am currently not repaying — and then claimed I owed XXXX a XXXX payment. Access sent my payment to XXXX without my consent. I sent in a XXXX payment, but since XXXX had my XXXX payment, XXXX applied my XXXX payment to XXXX, and so on. So I have been paying on time, every month, but XXXX does not credit my account. Even though they receive my payment.

I have been talking to them for six months. My payments always post no later than the XXXX. I want them to fix this issue, but they will not. I need help.

Company: ACCESS GROUP INC.

State/Zip: CA 945XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3033577

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