Date Received: 2018-10-26T00:00:00.000
Product: Medical debt
Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX has sent negative information to XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX.XXXX, NC XXXX a debt that they say I owe. I have sent several letters to XXXX XXXX XXXX to prove this debt with a contract I signed to validate their claim. They have refused to do so. I am entitled a validation i.e a signed contract by me or document with my signature. This debt doesn’t belong to me and has caused damage to my credit report.
Company: Applied Business Services, Inc.
State/Zip: GA 300XX
Company Response to Complaint: Untimely response
Was Company Response Timely: No
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3056965
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