CFPB Complaint

Total Card, Inc. – CFPB Complaint

Consumer Complaint Submission

Date Received: 2018-11-04T00:00:00.000

Product: Credit card debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: This company XXXX XXXX XXXX is trying to collect {$500.00} and {$420.00} from me for a bill they claim I owe. I have written them several letters demanding that they comply with the Fair Dept Collection Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act by ( 1 ) providing me a contract or bill from XXXX XXXX XXXX with my signature on it as follows : ” I am requesting validation, made pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Please note that I am requesting validation ; that is competent evidence bearing my signature, showing that I have ( or ever had ) some contractual obligation to pay XXXX XXXX XXXX. ” They sent me a computer printout of a bill, but nothing with my signature on it showing a contractual relationship between myself and XXXX XXXX XXXX. They are in violation of the Fair Dept Collection Practices Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act by claiming I owe money to them and they have no document bearing my signature wherein I allegedly owe them any money or authorized these charges. They are reporting this fraudulent claim to the credit bureaus as a valid debt, yet they are unable to validate the debt.

Company: Total Card, Inc.

State/Zip: TX 786XX

Company Response to Complaint: Closed with explanation

Was Company Response Timely: Yes

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 3065189

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