CFPB Complaint

Total Card, Inc. – CFPB Complaint 2018-10-13

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-10-13

Product: Auto debt

Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: On XX/XX/XXXX I received a collection letter from Total Card , Inc. in XXXX XXXX, SD attempting to collect a debt for {$18000.00} for XXXX XXXX XXXX. Having never had a loan with XXXX I contacted XXXX XXXX and they informed me this account was for a loan in XX/XX/XXXX. This company is trying to collect a debt that is 13 years old and that is in clear violation of Florida law : Fla. Stat. Ann. 95.011 et seq. which contains a limitation on collections of writing contracts to 5 years. Furthermore, this company is in violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ( FDCPA ) for attempting to collect a debt that is 13 years old and exceeds the statue of limitations for a collection agency to collect a debt.

Company: Total Card, Inc.

State/Zip: FL

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Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3045229

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