CFPB Complaint

ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-10-13T00:00:00

Product: I do not know

Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: XXXX XXXX XXXX obtained an illegal garnishment on my wages and bank account. When I call I was told no accout existed and to call back on Monday. When I goto their website it says a debt is vailid for over {$6800.00}. I was never made aware of this debt and was not served with anything. I am a single mom, head of household and sole provider for my XXXX old XXXX daughter, my XXXX yr old XXXX son and my XXXX ur old mom with XXXX XXXX. I barely make min wage. The debt information provided to me was from XX/XX/2005. I did have the same company garnish my wages in XX/XX/2005 but was taken away when i proved the debt was not mine and I didnt make enough for them to garnish. This time they took my daughters child support, my rent and my paycheck … I CANT AFFORD TO PAY A DEBT THAT IS NOT MINE!!! PLEASE HELP ME!!! They took the money last night at XXXX XXXX when there was nobody to dispute to and my bank said due to legal issues they could not provied me I go.., PLEASE HELP ME!!

Company: ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC.

State/Zip: FL 328XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3045239

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