Date Received: 2018-11-08T00:00:00.000
Product: Credit card debt
Issue: Took or threatened to take negative or legal action
Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided
Consumer Complaint: XXXX XXXX XXXX repeatedly uses the phone to annoy me and by mail. Misrepresentation of amount owed. They have lied about government representation. Left voice messages threatening my arrest. Threats to forward account to an attorney. Left voice messages for me to meet them to be served papers. Left voice messages at my job about me going to be arrested, debt owed, etc..
Company: ENCORE CAPITAL GROUP INC.
State/Zip: MS 391XX
Company Response to Complaint: Closed with non-monetary relief
Was Company Response Timely: Yes
Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A
Complaint ID: 3068967
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