Date Received: 2018-10-11T00:00:00
Product: Credit card debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: I was contacted by company last year for collection on unpaid balance and informed them i never opened the account. I opened a XXXX XXXX credit card for the first time late last year. Never had a credit card before then.
Company: ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC.
State/Zip: PA 191XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3042791
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